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Samaniite Mineral Data

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General Samaniite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2Fe5Ni2S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 780.24 gm
   Iron    35.79 %  Fe
   Copper  16.29 %  Cu
   Nickel  15.04 %  Ni
   Sulfur  32.88 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2Fe2+5Ni2S8
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2007
Help on Locality: Locality: Horoman, Samani-cho, Samani-gun, Hokkaido, Japan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-038