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Polarite Mineral Data

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General Polarite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd(Bi,Pb)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 314.96 gm
   Bismuth    49.76 %  Bi
   Palladium  33.79 %  Pd
   Lead       16.45 %  Pb
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PdBi0.75Pb0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: In hydrothermal Cu-Ni-Fe veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1969
Help on Locality: Locality: Talnakh, Norilsk, Polar Ural Mountians, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Polarite Say POLARITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 56278
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