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Tongxinite Mineral Data

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General Tongxinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2Zn
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 192.48 gm
   Zinc    33.97 %  Zn
   Copper  66.03 %  Cu
          ______ 
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2Zn
Help on Environment: Environment: Silicified oxidized zone in Cu ore deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Submitted IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Yulong ore district and Malasondo district, Tibet. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (tong=copper, xin=zinc).