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This page provides mineralogical data about Cuprospinel.
Classification of Cuprospinel
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/B.02-50|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||4.BB.05|
4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
B : Metal: Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
B : With only medium-sized cations
|Dana 8th edition ID:||188.8.131.52|
7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
2 : AB2X4
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||7.3.7|
7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
3 : Oxides of Cu
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Type Occurrence of Cuprospinel
|Type Locality:||Consolidated Rambler mine (Rambler Mine), Baie Verte, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada|
Physical Properties of Cuprospinel
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Crystallography of Cuprospinel
Optical Data of Cuprospinel
Chemical Properties of Cuprospinel
|Simplified for copy/paste:||Cu2+Fe3+2O4|
|Essential elements:||Cu, Fe, O|
|All elements listed in formula:||Cu, Fe, O|
Relationship of Cuprospinel to other Species
|Member of:||Spinel Group|
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Other Names for Cuprospinel
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Cuprospinel
NICKEL, E.H. (1973): The new mineral cuprospinel (CuFe2O4 ) and other spinels from an oxidized ore dump at Baie Verte, Newfoundland. Canadian Mineralogist 11, 1003-1007.
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Localities for Cuprospinel
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Locality Updated: Lengshuiqing Mine, Yanbian Co., Panzhihua Prefecture, Sichuan Province, ChinaFrom Peter Haas, 21st Aug 2014 15:59:29