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Nowackiite Mineral Data

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General Nowackiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu6Zn3As4S12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,261.92 gm
   Zinc     15.55 %  Zn
   Copper   30.21 %  Cu
   Arsenic  23.75 %  As
   Sulfur   30.49 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu6Zn3As4S12
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hydrothermal deposit in dolomite with other Pb-As-S sulfosalts.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach, Binntal, Valais (Wallis), Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Werner Nowaki (1909-), University of Berne, Switzerland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nowackiite + Pronunciation Say NOWACKIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 26827
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