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Heideite Mineral Data

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General Heideite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe,Cr)1+x(Ti,Fe)2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 292.66 gm
   Titanium  27.81 %  Ti
   Chromium   3.55 %  Cr
   Iron      24.81 %  Fe
   Sulfur    43.83 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Cr0.2Ti1.7Fe2+0.3S4
Help on Environment: Environment: In meteorites recovered on Earth.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Bustee enstatite achondrite meteor. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Fritz Heide (1891-1973), meteoriticist of Jana, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Heideite Say HEIDEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42563
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