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Isovite Mineral Data

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General Isovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cr,Fe)23C6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,249.48 gm
   Chromium  67.41 %  Cr
   Iron      26.82 %  Fe
   Carbon     5.77 %  C
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cr16.2Fe0+6C6
Help on Environment: Environment: The chromium dominant analog of haxonite. Found in gold-platinum placer concentrates
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Is River, near the town of Is, Isovsky district, Middle Urals, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1996-039