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Tetra-auricupride Mineral Data

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General Tetra-auricupride Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: AuCu
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 260.51 gm
   Copper  24.39 %  Cu
   Gold    75.61 %  Au
          ______ 
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: AuCu
Help on Environment: Environment: In mafic to ultrabasic serpentinites which contain platinum group metals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Sardala, Xinjiang, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its crystal symmetry and Au, Cu content.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42574
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