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Osbornite Mineral Data

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General Osbornite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: TiN
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 61.89 gm
   Titanium  77.37 %  Ti
   Nitrogen  22.63 %  N
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: TiN
Help on Environment: Environment: Embedded in oldmanite in an achondrite meteorite, as inclusions in corundum, in weathered detritus from a breccia pipe cemented with an alkalic ultramafic cement. Synthetic material used for golden metallic coatings on
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1870
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Bustee meteorite. In Russia, from an undefined locality "near the junction of the Azov block with the Donbas." Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For George Osborn, who sent to London the meteorite in which the species was found.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Osbornite + Pronunciation Say OSBORNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 1547
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