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Hexaferrum Mineral Data

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General Hexaferrum Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 86.51 gm
   Iron       41.96 %  Fe
   Iridium    31.11 %  Ir
   Osmium     17.59 %  Os
   Ruthenium   9.35 %  Ru
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+0.65Ir0.14Os0.08Ru0.08
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in chromite segregations in dunite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Chirynaisky massif, Koryak Mountains, Kamchatka, Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the symmetry and composition.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1995-032