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Mooihoekite Mineral Data

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General Mooihoekite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu9Fe9S16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,587.59 gm
   Iron    31.66 %  Fe
   Copper  36.02 %  Cu
   Sulfur  32.32 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu9Fe2+9S16
Help on Environment: Environment: In massive sulfide from a pipe-shaped dunite pegmatite in the Norite Zone of the Bushveld Complex.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1972
Help on Locality: Locality: Mooihoek Farm, Lydenberg district, Transvaal, South Africa Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mooihoekite + Pronunciation Say MOOIHOEKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 2649
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