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Nukundamite Mineral Data

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General Nukundamite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Fe)4S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 367.05 gm
   Iron    30.43 %  Fe
   Copper  34.63 %  Cu
   Sulfur  34.94 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2Fe2+2S4
Help on Environment: Environment: As a primary mineral in a Kuroko-type deposit, also found as an alteration product of chalcopyrite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Undu mine, Nukundamu, Fiji. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nukundamite + Pronunciation Say NUKUNDAMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100727
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