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Rhodostannite Mineral Data

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General Rhodostannite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2FeSn3S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 851.44 gm
   Iron    13.12 %  Fe
   Copper  14.93 %  Cu
   Tin     41.83 %  Sn
   Sulfur  30.13 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu22(Fe2+)Sn3S8
Help on Environment: Environment: As a replacement (alteration) product of stannite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1968
Help on Locality: Locality: Vila Apacheta, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its reddish color compared to stannite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rhodostannite + Pronunciation Say RHODOSTANNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 8215
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