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Kiddcreekite Mineral Data

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General Kiddcreekite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu6SnWS8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 940.36 gm
   Copper    40.55 %  Cu
   Tin       12.62 %  Sn
   Tungsten  19.55 %  W
   Sulfur    27.28 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu6SnWS8
Help on Environment: Environment: In massive copper sulfide ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Kidd Creek mine, near Timmins, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kiddcreekite + Pronunciation Say KIDDCREEKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1982-106