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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: C20H36
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 276.51 gm
   Hydrogen  13.12 %  H
   Carbon    86.88 %  C
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: C20H36
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in lignite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved (Pre-IMA) 1852
Help on Locality: Locality: Castelnuovo Garfagnana, northern Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Olinto Dini (1802-1866), Italian teacher and professor of physics, University of Pisa.