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Laurite Mineral Data

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General Laurite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: RuS2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 165.20 gm
   Ruthenium  61.18 %  Ru
   Sulfur     38.82 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: RuS2
Help on Environment: Environment: In ultramafic complexes and their derived placer deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1866
Help on Locality: Locality: Borneo, Malaysia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Laura R. Joy, wife of Charles A. Joy, American Chemist, Columbia University, New Yourk City, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Laurite Say LAURITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24186
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