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Godlevskite Mineral Data

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General Godlevskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ni,Fe)9S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 781.90 gm
   Iron     7.14 %  Fe
   Nickel  60.05 %  Ni
   Sulfur  32.81 %  S
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni8Fe2+S8
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal veins, or in peridotite with other nickel sufides.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Zapolyarnyi mine, Norilsk, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Mikhail N. Godlevsky (1902-1984), Russian economic geologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Godlevskite + Pronunciation Say GODLEVSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 63080
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