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Pararammelsbergite Mineral Data

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General Pararammelsbergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: NiAs2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 208.53 gm
   Nickel   28.14 %  Ni
   Arsenic  71.86 %  As
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NiAs2
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrotherma veins bearing Ni-Co mineralization. Trimorphous with rammelsbergite and krutovite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1940
Help on Locality: Locality: Gowganda, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, para -"similar" and the mineral Rammelsbergite named after the German chemist and mineralogist, K. F. Rammelsberg (1813-1899).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Pararammelsbergite + Pronunciation Say PARARAMMELSBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 24204
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