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Nisbite Mineral Data

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General Nisbite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NiSb2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 302.19 gm
   Nickel    19.42 %  Ni
   Antimony  80.58 %  Sb
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NiSb2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a high-grade base-metal deposit in altered mafic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1970
Help on Locality: Locality: Red Lake Mine, Mulcahy Township, Kenora district, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition, NIckel and SB, the chemical symbol for antimony.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nisbite Say NISBITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42117
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