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Froodite Mineral Data

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General Froodite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PdBi2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 524.38 gm
   Bismuth    79.71 %  Bi
   Palladium  20.29 %  Pd
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PdBi2
Help on Environment: Environment: In mill concentrates of As- and Pb-Cu-rich ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1958
Help on Locality: Locality: Frood, Creighton and Coleman mines, Sudbury, Ontario. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the Frood mine in Canada, in which it occurs.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Froodite Say FROODITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42565
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