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Lapieite Mineral Data

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General Lapieite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuNiSbS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 340.18 gm
   Copper    18.68 %  Cu
   Nickel    17.25 %  Ni
   Antimony  35.79 %  Sb
   Sulfur    28.28 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuNiSbS3
Help on Environment: Environment: In a highly altered and mineralized glacial erratic.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: Near the confluence of Glacier Creek and the Lapie River, Cyr Ranges, Yukon Territory, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lapieite Say LAPIEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1983-002