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Ferroskutterudite Mineral Data

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General Ferroskutterudite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe,Co)As3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 276.94 gm
   Iron     12.10 %  Fe
   Cobalt    8.38 %  Co
   Nickel    0.04 %  Ni
   Arsenic  78.13 %  As
   Sulfur    1.34 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+0.6Co0.39Ni0.002As2.88S0.11
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in dolomite-calcite veins with other arsenides. Skutterudite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Konsomolsk mine, Talnakh, Norilsk, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Fe analog of skutterudite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-032