Chemical Formula: Cu++5(CO3)3(OH)4·6(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 639.86 g
 
Hydrogen 2.21 % H 19.71 % H2O 0.00 %
Carbon 5.63 % C 20.63 % CO2 0.00 %
Oxygen 42.51 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Copper 49.66 % Cu 62.16 % CuO 0.00 %


100.01 % 102.50 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu5(CO3)3(OH)2·6(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Amorphous analog of malachite. Weathered tremolitic rock that contains disseminated copper and iron sulfides
Help on Locality: Locality: Carr Boyd mine, 100 km N of Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for George Herbert Payne (1912-1989), past chief of the mineral division, Western Australian Government Chemical Laboratories
Help on Synonym: Synonym: