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Maslovite Mineral Data

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General Maslovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PtBiTe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 531.66 gm
   Bismuth    39.31 %  Bi
   Tellurium  24.00 %  Te
   Platinum   36.69 %  Pt
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PtBiTe
Help on Environment: Environment: In galena-rich portions of massive cubanite-chalcopyrite and mooihoekite ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Oktyabr mine, Noril'sk region, western Siberia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for G. D. Maslov (1915-1968).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Maslovite + Pronunciation Say MASLOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 41399
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