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Jalpaite Mineral Data

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General Jalpaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag3CuS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 451.28 gm
   Copper  14.08 %  Cu
   Silver  71.71 %  Ag
   Sulfur  14.21 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag3CuS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Formed under low-temperature hydrothermal conditions.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1858
Help on Locality: Locality: In the USA, in Colorado, at the Payrock mine in Silver Plume, Clear Creek Co. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Mexican locality at Jalpa.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jalpaite Say JALPAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 67526
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