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Sorosite Mineral Data

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General Sorosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu(Sn,Sb)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 183.02 gm
   Copper    34.72 %  Cu
   Tin       48.65 %  Sn
   Antimony  16.63 %  Sb
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CuSn0.75Sb0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: Gold and PGM placer deposits derived from sulfide-poor Alaskan-type intrusions (Clinopyroxinite-gabbro intrusions).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Baimka gold placer deposit, western Chukotka, Russian far east near the River Dolshoy Anyuy area, near Baimka River. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after George Soros (1930-), well-known American financier, in recognition of his important support to science.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sorosite Say SOROSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 56274
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