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Anduoite Mineral Data

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General Anduoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ru,Os)As2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 273.20 gm
   Arsenic    54.85 %  As
   Osmium     17.41 %  Os
   Ruthenium  27.75 %  Ru
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ru0.75Os0.25As2
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in a chromium deposit related to augite peridotite and dunite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: From Anduo, Tibet, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Chinese locality at Anduo.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Anduoite Say ANDUOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42738
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