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Palarstanide Mineral Data

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General Palarstanide Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd8(Sn,As)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,141.81 gm
   Tin        15.60 %  Sn
   Arsenic     9.84 %  As
   Palladium  74.56 %  Pd
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd8Sn1.5As1.5
Help on Environment: Environment: Intergrown wiith other minerals in massive ores of cubanite, chalcopyrite, and talnakhite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Talnakh, Norilsk, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its composition (Palladium, Arsenic, Stannum(tin)).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Palarstanide + Pronunciation Say PALARSTANIDE