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Isoferroplatinum Mineral Data

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General Isoferroplatinum Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pt,Pd)3(Fe,Cu)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 576.52 gm
   Iron        7.27 %  Fe
   Copper      2.76 %  Cu
   Palladium  13.84 %  Pd
   Platinum   76.13 %  Pt
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pt2.25Pd0.75Fe0+0.75Cu0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: In Pt-Fe and Cu-Ni deposits in ultramafic rocks, and in placers derived from them.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: Placer Deposits, Tulameen River, British Columbia, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the structure and composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Isoferroplatinum + Pronunciation Say ISOFERROPLATINUM
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42588
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