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Petrukite Mineral Data

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General Petrukite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Fe,Zn)2(Sn,In)S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 379.82 gm
   Zinc     3.44 %  Zn
   Indium   6.05 %  In
   Iron     8.82 %  Fe
   Copper  20.08 %  Cu
   Silver   2.84 %  Ag
   Tin     25.00 %  Sn
   Sulfur  33.77 %  S
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          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.2Fe2+0.6Zn0.2Ag0.1Sn0.8In0.2S4
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1989
Help on Locality: Locality: Herb claim, Turnagain River, British Columbia, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for William Petruk (1930-), Canadian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Petrukite + Pronunciation Say PETRUKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1985-052