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Ferdisilicite Mineral Data

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General Ferdisilicite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeSi2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 112.02 gm
   Iron     49.86 %  Fe
   Silicon  50.14 %  Si
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+Si2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in heavy mineral concentrates from placers and in drill-core samples of sandstones of the Poltava series.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA - Published without Approval 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Zachativsk station, Donets region, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Name for the chemical composition (Ferrous and two (di) Silicide).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferdisilicite + Pronunciation Say FERDISILICITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42562
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