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Omeiite Mineral Data

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General Omeiite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Os,Ru)As2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 317.76 gm
   Arsenic    47.16 %  As
   Osmium     44.89 %  Os
   Ruthenium   7.95 %  Ru
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Os0.75Ru0.25As2
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a Cu-Ni sulfide deposit associated with an ultramafic body.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: Danba, Omeishan Mt, Sichuan (Szechuan), China, Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Omeiite Say OMEIITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 995
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