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UM1983-02-As:Cu

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Formula:
Cu2As
Colour:
pinkish-grey
Reported as "Mineral x". The formula is practically identical to that of 'UM1983-01-As:AgCu'.

Occurs as lamellar inclusions in koutekite, probably resulting from its decomposition.


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Physical Properties of UM1983-02-As:CuHide

Colour:
pinkish-grey
Comment:
reflected light?

Optical Data of UM1983-02-As:CuHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
extreme

Chemical Properties of UM1983-02-As:CuHide

Formula:
Cu2As

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for UM1983-02-As:CuHide

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Tarkian, M., Bock, W.-D., Neumann, M. (1983): Geology and mineralogy of the Cu-Ni-Co-U ore deposits at Talmessi and Meskani, central Iran. Tschermaks Mineral. Petrol. Mitt.: 32: 111-133; in: Dunn, P.J., Chao, G.Y., Fleischer, M., Ferraiolo, J.A., Langley, R.H., Pabst, A., Zilczer, J.A. (1985): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 70: 219
Smith, D.G.W., Nickel, E.H. (2007): A System of Codification for Unnamed Minerals: Report of the SubCommittee for Unnamed Minerals of the IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification. Canadian Mineralogist: 45: 983-1055; http://nrmima.nrm.se (2016)

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Localities for UM1983-02-As:CuHide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Iran
 
  • Esfahan Province (Isfahan Province; Aspadana Province)
    • Nain County (Nayin County)
      • Anarak District
Tarkian, M., Bock, W.-D., Neumann, M. (1983): Geology and mineralogy of the Cu-Ni-Co-U ore deposits at Talmessi and Meskani, central Iran. Tschermaks Mineral. Petrol. Mitt.: 32: 111-133; in: Dunn, P.J., Chao, G.Y., Fleischer, M., Ferraiolo, J.A., Langley, R.H., Pabst, A., Zilczer, J.A. (1985): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 70: 219
Tarkian, M., Bock, W.-D., Neumann, M. (1983): Geology and mineralogy of the Cu-Ni-Co-U ore deposits at Talmessi and Meskani, central Iran. Tschermaks Mineral. Petrol. Mitt.: 32: 111-133; in: Dunn, P.J., Chao, G.Y., Fleischer, M., Ferraiolo, J.A., Langley, R.H., Pabst, A., Zilczer, J.A. (1985): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 70: 219
 
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