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Kotulskite Mineral Data

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General Kotulskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd(Te,Bi)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 254.37 gm
   Bismuth    20.54 %  Bi
   Tellurium  37.62 %  Te
   Palladium  41.84 %  Pd
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PdTe0.75Bi0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: As grains in chalcopyrite veins cutting magnetite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Monchegorsk, Lake Imandra, Murmansk, Kola peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Vladimir Klement'evich Kotul'skii, economic geologist and an authority on Cu-Ni sulfide deposits.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kotulskite + Pronunciation Say KOTULSKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42552
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