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Platinum Mineral Data

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General Platinum Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pt
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 195.08 gm
   Platinum 100.00 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pt
Help on Environment: Environment: Mainly in grains and nuggets in alluvial deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1748
Help on Locality: Locality: Most notably from the Urals, Russia and Brazil. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Spanish, platina = "silver."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Platinum Say PLATINUM
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64917
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