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Sinnerite Mineral Data

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General Sinnerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu6As4S9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 969.56 gm
   Copper   39.32 %  Cu
   Arsenic  30.91 %  As
   Sulfur   29.77 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu6As4S9
Help on Environment: Environment: On sulfides in crystalline dolomite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1964
Help on Locality: Locality: Lengenbach quarry, Binntal, Valais, Switzerland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Rudolph von Sinner (1890-1960), President of the Commission of the Natural History Museum, Bern, Switzerland.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sinnerite + Pronunciation Say SINNERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 66660
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