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Spionkopite Mineral Data

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General Spionkopite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu1.4S
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 121.03 gm
   Copper  73.51 %  Cu
   Sulfur  26.49 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu1.4S
Help on Environment: Environment: Red bed copper deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Spionkop Creek and Yarrow Creek areas of southwestern Alberta, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Spionkopite + Pronunciation Say SPIONKOPITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1978-023