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Cuproauride

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Formula:
Cu
 
3
Au


Auricupride group

Classification of Cuproauride

IMA status:Questionable/Doubtful
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:1.AA.10a

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
A : Copper-cupalite family
Dana 8th edition ID:1.1.2.3

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group
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Chemical Properties of Cuproauride

Formula:
Cu
 
3
Au
Simplified for copy/paste:Cu3Au
All elements listed in formula:Au, Cu

Relationship of Cuproauride to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

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1.AA.05Aluminium
Al
1.AA.05Copper
Cu
1.AA.05Electrum
(Au, Ag)
1.AA.05Gold
Au
1.AA.05Lead
Pb
1.AA.05Nickel
Ni
1.AA.05Silver
Ag
1.AA.05UM2004-08-E:AuCuPd
(Cu,Pd,Au)
1.AA.05UM1991-06-E:AuCu
Au
 
3
Cu
1.AA.10aAuricupride
Cu
 
3
Au
1.AA.10bTetra-auricupride
AuCu
1.AA.15Anyuiite
Au(Pb,Sb)
 
2
1.AA.15Khatyrkite
(Cu,Zn)Al
 
2
1.AA.15Iodine
I
 
2
1.AA.15Novodneprite
AuPb
 
3
1.AA.15UM1985-02-E:AlZn
ZnAl
 
2
1.AA.20Cupalite
(Cu,Zn)Al
1.AA.25Hunchunite
Au
 
2
Pb

Other Names for Cuproauride

Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:铜金矿

Other Information

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 Cuproauride

Reference List:

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Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR 24,454 (1939)

Am. Min. 62, 593(1977)[abstract]

Am. Min. 78, 676(1993)[abstract]

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  • Localities for Cuproauride

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    China
     
    • Tibet Autonomous Region
      • Ngari Prefecture
        • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
    Zhijun Li, Juxing Tang, Xiaofeng Yao, Ji Duo, Hongfei Liu, Shilin Deng, Zhi Zhang, Jinshu Zhang, and Zhenghua Hu (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(6), 1149-1153
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
        • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
          • Muya District
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
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