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Milotaite Mineral Data

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General Milotaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PdSbSe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 304.11 gm
   Copper      0.84 %  Cu
   Silver      0.35 %  Ag
   Antimony   38.03 %  Sb
   Palladium  34.29 %  Pd
   Selenium   26.48 %  Se
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd0.98Cu0.04Ag0.01Sb0.95Se1.02
Help on Environment: Environment: Low-temperature selenide-bearing uranium mineralization.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Found during systematic study of reference polished sections from Predborice, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Milota Makovicky, University of Copenhagen, for her outstanding investigations of sulfide and sulfarsenide systems with platinum-group elements.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2003-056