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General Iron Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 55.85 gm
   Iron 100.00 %  Fe
        100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+
Help on Environment: Environment: In meteorites and rarely basalts that have intruded carbon-rich sediments.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre IMA) 900 BC (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Asteroid fragments and in German and Greenland basalts. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Probably Anglo-Saxon in origin.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Iron Say IRON
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Eisen
  ICSD 64795
  Kamacite - Ni-rich iron
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