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Polkanovite Mineral Data

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General Polkanovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Rh12As7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,759.32 gm
   Arsenic  29.81 %  As
   Rhodium  70.19 %  Rh
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Rh12As7
Help on Environment: Environment: Residual mineral in a placer deposit. Intergrown with isoferropatinum and tulameenite within native ruthenium.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: A small unnamed placer deposit in the upper Miass River, South Urals, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Yuri Aleksandrovich Polkanov (b. 1935), Academician, Institute of Mineral Resources, Academy of Technical Sciences of Ukraine, known for his studies of the mineralogy an d ore deposits of the Crimean Peninsul
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Polkanovite + Pronunciation Say POLKANOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 61404
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