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Palladodymite Mineral Data

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General Palladodymite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pd,Rh)2As
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 284.77 gm
   Arsenic    26.31 %  As
   Palladium  42.98 %  Pd
   Rhodium    30.72 %  Rh
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd1.15Rh0.85As
Help on Environment: Environment: Platinum placers derived from ultra-basic rocks. Inclusions in native ruthenium.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1999 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Unnamed placer deposit in the upper Miass River, South Urals, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From (pallad)ium and the Greek for twin as it is the palladium-dominat analogue of rhodarsenide.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1997-028