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Marshite Mineral Data

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General Marshite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuI
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 190.45 gm
   Copper  33.37 %  Cu   37.57 % Cu2O
   Iodine  66.63 %  I    66.63 % I
             -   %  I    -4.20 % -O=I2    
          ______        ______ 
          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuI
Help on Environment: Environment: Found with oxidized copper minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1892
Help on Locality: Locality: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for C. W. Marsh, Autralian mineral collector who first described the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Marshite Say MARSHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 76611
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