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Damiaoite Mineral Data

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General Damiaoite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PtIn2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 424.72 gm
   Indium    54.07 %  In
   Platinum  45.93 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PtIn2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a cobalt-copper-platinum bearing vein in garnet-amphibole pyroxenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Near the village of Damiao and the Yixun River, about 370 km N of Beijing, People's Republic of China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Damiaoite + Pronunciation Say DAMIAOITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 56259
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