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Palladium Mineral Data

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General Palladium Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd,Pt
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 107.44 gm
   Iron        2.60 %  Fe
   Palladium  79.24 %  Pd
   Platinum   18.16 %  Pt
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd0.8Pt0.1Fe0+0.05
Help on Environment: Environment: As an oxidation product of palladium-bearing suflides and as a primary phase in platinum deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1803
Help on Locality: Locality: Itabria, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: After the asteroid "Pallas"
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Palladium + Pronunciation Say PALLADIUM
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64922
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