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Florenskyite Mineral Data

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General Florenskyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe,Ni)TiP
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 134.03 gm
   Titanium    30.36 %  Ti
   Iron        40.83 %  Fe
   Nickel       5.69 %  Ni
   Phosphorus  23.11 %  P
              100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+0.98Ni0.13Ti0.85P
Help on Environment: Environment: Inclusion in serpentine in a carbonaceous, enstatitic, and Rumaruti type chondrodite meteorite. Anti-PbCl2 structure.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kaidum chondritic meteorite, which fell in South Yemen in 1980. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Cyrill P. Florensky (1915-19820, Russian geochemist, who is one of the founders of Colleagues in the Laboratory of Comparative Planetology.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 89711