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Cabriite Mineral Data

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General Cabriite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd2SnCu
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 395.10 gm
   Copper     16.08 %  Cu
   Tin        30.05 %  Sn
   Palladium  53.87 %  Pd
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd2SnCu
Help on Environment: Environment: In massive mooihoekite ore, also in galena-chalcopyrite veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: At the Oktyabr mine, Noril'sk region, western Siberia, USSR. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Louis J. Cabri, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, describer of a number of platinum group minerals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Cabriite Say CABRIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1985-057