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Menshikovite Mineral Data

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General Menshikovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd3Ni2As3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 661.40 gm
   Nickel     17.75 %  Ni
   Arsenic    33.98 %  As
   Palladium  48.27 %  Pd
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd3Ni2As3
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated with other PGM at the type locality.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion, Karelia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Yurii P. Men'shikov (1934-) of the Geological Institute of the Kola Science Center, Apatity, Russia.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-057