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Iridarsenite Mineral Data

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General Iridarsenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ir,Ru)As2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 319.28 gm
   Arsenic    46.93 %  As
   Iridium    45.15 %  Ir
   Ruthenium   7.91 %  Ru
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ir0.75Ru0.25As2
Help on Environment: Environment: In nuggets or fragments of natural Os-Ir-Ru alloys.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: From Papua New Guinea. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the IRIDium and ARSENic in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Iridarsenite + Pronunciation Say IRIDARSENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42573
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