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Carlsbergite Mineral Data

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General Carlsbergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CrN
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 66.00 gm
   Chromium  78.78 %  Cr
   Nitrogen  21.22 %  N
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CrN
Help on Environment: Environment: As minute platelets and grain boundary precipitates in kamacite and troilite, and as similar grains ringing daubreelite in iron meteorites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: Agpalilik (Cape York) iron meteorite. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Carlsberg Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark, which supported recovery and cutting of the Agpalilik meteorite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 41827
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