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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CoSbAs
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 255.60 gm
   Cobalt    23.06 %  Co
   Antimony  47.63 %  Sb
   Arsenic   29.31 %  As
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CoSbAs
Help on Environment: Environment: In Cu-Co-sulfide skarns. Microscopic crystals in chalcopyrite grains. May be a member of the lollingite group and the arsenic-dominate analogue of costibite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: On dumps from an abandoned mine in the Tunaberg deposit, in the southeastern part of Bergslagen, about 100 km southwest of Stockholm, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Prof. Dr. Ing Soen Oen (1928-1996), Professor of Petrology, Mineralogy and Ore Geology at the University of Amsterdam.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Oenite Say OENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1995-007