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Hollingworthite Mineral Data

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General Hollingworthite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 237.90 gm
   Arsenic    31.49 %  As
   Palladium   4.47 %  Pd
   Platinum   24.60 %  Pt
   Rhodium    25.95 %  Rh
   Sulfur     13.48 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Rh0.6Pt0.3Pd0.1AsS
Help on Environment: Environment: In a dunite pipe deposit and platinum deposits in layered ultramafic intrusives.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: Driekop and Onverwacht mines, Transvaal, South Africa. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Professor Sidney Ewart Hollingworth (1899-1966).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hollingworthite + Pronunciation Say HOLLINGWORTHITE