Mineralogy Database

Dienerite Mineral Data

Search Webmineral :

General Dienerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ni3As
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 250.99 gm
   Nickel   70.15 %  Ni
   Arsenic  29.85 %  As
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni3As
Help on Environment: Environment: Known only from one loose crystal. A questionable species. Dienerite (1921) is now regarded as nickel-skutterudite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1921
Help on Locality: Locality: Near Radstadt, Salzburg, Austria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Karl Diener (1862-1928), Austrian paleontologist from Vienna who discovered the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Dienerite + Pronunciation Say DIENERITE