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Majakite Mineral Data

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General Majakite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PdNiAs
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 240.03 gm
   Nickel     24.45 %  Ni
   Arsenic    31.21 %  As
   Palladium  44.34 %  Pd
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PdNiAs
Help on Environment: Environment: Intergrown with chalcopyrite and platinum group metals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1976
Help on Locality: Locality: Najak mine, Talnakh, Norilsk, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Majakite Say MAJAKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Mayakite