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Erlichmanite Mineral Data

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General Erlichmanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: OsS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 254.33 gm
   Osmium  74.78 %  Os
   Sulfur  25.22 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: OsS2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in noble metal placers.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: MacIntosh mine, Willow Creek, Humbolt Co. California. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Joseph Erlichman, electron probe analyst, who analyzed a number of new minerals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Erlichmanite + Pronunciation Say ERLICHMANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 300224
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