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Keithconnite Mineral Data

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General Keithconnite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd3-xTe(x=0.14 to 0.43)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 425.58 gm
   Tellurium  29.98 %  Te
   Palladium  70.02 %  Pd
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             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd2.8Te
Help on Environment: Environment: Cumulate ultra-mafic hosted sulfide mineralization.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Stillwater Pt-Pd J-M reef complex, Nye County, Montana, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Keith Conn (1923), U.S. Geologist who investigated the Stillwater Complex, Nye, Montana, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Keithconnite + Pronunciation Say KEITHCONNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42551
  IMA1978-032
  PDF 34-1461