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Paxite Mineral Data

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General Paxite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuAs2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 213.39 gm
   Copper   29.78 %  Cu
   Arsenic  70.22 %  As
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuAs2
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal calcite veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: Cerny Dul, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Latin "pax" for peace.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Paxite Say PAXITE