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Maucherite Mineral Data

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General Maucherite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni11As8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,244.96 gm
   Nickel   51.86 %  Ni
   Arsenic  48.14 %  As
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni11As8
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal veins with other nickel arsenides and sulfides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1913
Help on Locality: Locality: Eisleben, Mansfeld Basin, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for William Maucher (1879-1930), mineral dealer of Munich, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Maucherite + Pronunciation Say MAUCHERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 34853
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