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Bonaccordite Mineral Data

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General Bonaccordite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni2Fe+++BO5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 264.03 gm
   Iron    21.15 %  Fe   30.24 % Fe2O3
   Nickel  44.46 %  Ni   56.58 % NiO
   Boron    4.09 %  B    13.18 % B2O3
   Oxygen  30.30 %  O
          ______        ______ 
          100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni2Fe3+BO5
Help on Environment: Environment: Small tabular body of nickeliferous serpentinite, probably a contact deposit, along the junction of quartzite and an ultramafic intrusive. Possibly because of a nickel-rich meteorit e impact.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Three km west of the Scotia talc mine, Bon Accord area, Barberton, Transvaal, South Africa. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bonaccordite + Pronunciation Say BONACCORDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 71193
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