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Konderite Mineral Data

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General Konderite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCu3(Rh,Pt,Ir)8S16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,007.80 gm
   Copper     9.49 %  Cu
   Iridium    9.57 %  Ir
   Platinum  19.43 %  Pt
   Rhodium   25.63 %  Rh
   Lead      10.32 %  Pb
   Sulfur    25.55 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCu3Rh5Pt2IrS16
Help on Environment: Environment: As inclusions in a Pt-Fe alloy from an alkali-ultramafic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: Konder massif, Yakutia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Konderite + Pronunciation Say KONDERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Kondorite