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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Co,Ni)As
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 133.79 gm
   Cobalt   33.04 %  Co
   Nickel   10.97 %  Ni
   Arsenic  56.00 %  As
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Co0.75Ni0.25As
Help on Environment: Environment: In pockets of ore minerals, mineralized fault gouge, and breccia cemented with calcite and quartz. Lamellar inclusions in safflorite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Langis mine, Casey Township, Cobalt-Gowganda area, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Langisite + Pronunciation Say LANGISITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 60406
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