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Rammelsbergite Mineral Data

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General Rammelsbergite 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 Ni and Co veins formed at moderate temperatures.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1854
Help on Locality: Locality: Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the German chemist and mineralogist, K. F. Rammelsberg (1812-1899).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rammelsbergite + Pronunciation Say RAMMELSBERGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42571
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