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Naldretteite Mineral Data

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General Naldretteite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd2Sb
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 333.37 gm
   Iron        0.12 %  Fe
   Antimony   35.86 %  Sb
   Arsenic     0.31 %  As
   Palladium  63.69 %  Pd
   Sulfur      0.02 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd1.99Fe2+0.007Sb0.98As0.01S0.002
Help on Environment: Environment: In the contact zone that separates massive and disseminated sulfide mineralization.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Discovered in drill core from the Mesamax Northwest deposit, Cape Smith fold belt, Ungava region, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Professor Anthony J. Naldrett (b. 1933), University of Toronto and past President of both the Mineralogical Association of Canada and the International Mineralogical Assoc iation.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2004-007