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Borishanskiite Mineral Data

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General Borishanskiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd1+x(As,Pb)2, x = 0-0.2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 333.04 gm
   Arsenic    33.74 %  As
   Palladium  35.15 %  Pd
   Lead       31.11 %  Pb
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd1.1As1.5Pb0.5
Help on Environment: Environment: In massive and disseminated Cu-Ni sulfide ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Oktyabr mine, Talnakh area, Noril'sk region, western, USSR. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For S.S. Borishanski, Soviet mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Borishanskiite + Pronunciation Say BORISHANSKIITE