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Laflammeite Mineral Data

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General Laflammeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd3Pb2S2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 797.79 gm
   Palladium  40.02 %  Pd
   Lead       51.94 %  Pb
   Sulfur      8.04 %  S
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd3Pb2S2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found with other PGM minerals in an ultra-basic intrusion. Related to parkerite Ni3Bi2S2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Penikat layered complex, Finland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for J. H. Gilles Laflamme (1947-) of CANMET, Ottawa, who has contributed to the study of numerous PGM.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-014