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Roquesite Mineral Data

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General Roquesite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CuInS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 242.50 gm
   Indium  47.35 %  In
   Copper  26.20 %  Cu
   Sulfur  26.45 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuInS2
Help on Environment: Environment: In association with copper sulfides in high-temperature Sn-W-Bi-Mo hydrothermal veins in highly metamorphosed rocks. Occures as inclusions in bornite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Charrier, Allier, France. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Maurice Roques, University of Clairmont-Gerrand, France.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Roquesite + Pronunciation Say ROQUESITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 28739
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