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Cherepanovite Mineral Data

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General Cherepanovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: RhAs
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 177.83 gm
   Arsenic  42.13 %  As
   Rhodium  57.87 %  Rh
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: RhAs
Help on Environment: Environment: In a placer with other platinum group element minerals derived from an ultramafic massif in an ophiolite belt.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1985
Help on Locality: Locality: From an undefined locality in the Koryak-Kamchatka region, northeastern USSR. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For V.A. Cherepanov (1927-1983), geologist and mineralogist.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42472
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