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Mcconnellite Mineral Data

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General Mcconnellite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuCrO2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 147.54 gm
   Chromium  35.24 %  Cr   51.51 % Cr2O3
   Copper    43.07 %  Cu   48.49 % Cu2O
   Oxygen    21.69 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuCrO2
Help on Environment: Environment: Alluvial pebbles intergrown with other chromium oxides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1976
Help on Locality: Locality: Merume River, Mazaruni district, Guyana. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for R. B. McConnell (1903-1986), British geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mcconnellite + Pronunciation Say MCCONNELLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26676
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