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Putoranite Mineral Data

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General Putoranite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu1.1Fe1.2S2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 201.05 gm
   Iron    33.33 %  Fe
   Copper  34.77 %  Cu
   Sulfur  31.90 %  S
          ______ 
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.1Fe2+1.2S2
Help on Environment: Environment: In massive mooihoekite ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Oktyabr mine, Talnakh, Norilsk, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Putoran Mountains, Siberia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Putoranite + Pronunciation Say PUTORANITE