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Stannoidite Mineral Data

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General Stannoidite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu8Fe3Sn2S12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,298.12 gm
   Iron    12.91 %  Fe
   Copper  39.16 %  Cu
   Tin     18.29 %  Sn
   Sulfur  29.64 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu8Fe2+3Sn2S12
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal Cu-Sn deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Konjo mine, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its similarity to stannite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Stannoidite + Pronunciation Say STANNOIDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 41894
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