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Palladseite Mineral Data

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General Palladseite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd17Se15
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,993.54 gm
   Palladium  60.43 %  Pd
   Selenium   39.57 %  Se
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd17Se15
Help on Environment: Environment: Residual concentrates from gold washings.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition, PALLADium and SElenium.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Palladseite + Pronunciation Say PALLADSEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 23907
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