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Khatyrkite Mineral Data

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General Khatyrkite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Zn)Al2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 117.97 gm
   Aluminum  45.74 %  Al
   Zinc      13.86 %  Zn
   Copper    40.40 %  Cu
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu0.75Zn0.25Al2
Help on Environment: Environment: In black slick washed from greenish gray cover weathering from serpentine. Intimately intergrown with cupalite in small grains.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: Khatirskii ultramafic zone of the Koryak-Kamchata fold area, Koryak Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Khatyrkite + Pronunciation Say KHATYRKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42517
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