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Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pt(Sb,Bi)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 482.20 gm
   Bismuth   21.67 %  Bi
   Antimony  37.87 %  Sb
   Platinum  40.46 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PtSb1.5Bi0.5
Help on Environment: Environment: In concentrates of platinum minerals, derived from Pt-Fe-Ni-Cu deposits in ultramafic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Driekop mine, eastern Transvaal, South Africa. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Professor T.W. Gevers.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Geversite + Pronunciation Say GEVERSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 43105
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