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Hongshiite Mineral Data

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General Hongshiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PtCu
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 258.63 gm
   Copper    24.57 %  Cu
   Platinum  75.43 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PtCu
Help on Environment: Environment: Apatite-bearing actinolized diopsidite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Hong district, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hongshiite + Pronunciation Say HONGSHIITE