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Paracostibite Mineral Data

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General Paracostibite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CoSbS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 212.75 gm
   Cobalt    27.70 %  Co
   Antimony  57.23 %  Sb
   Sulfur    15.07 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CoSbS
Help on Environment: Environment: Massive base-metal sulfide deposit in a carbonatized chlorite-anthophyllite schist that is most likely an altered mafic rock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Drill core from Trout Bay, Red Lake, Mulcahy Township, Kenora district, Ontario, Canada Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the chemical composition and probable structural relationship to pararammelsbergite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Paracostibite + Pronunciation Say PARACOSTIBITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40045
  IMA1969-023
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