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Rhodarsenide Mineral Data

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General Rhodarsenide Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Rh,Pd)2As
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 282.49 gm
   Arsenic    26.52 %  As
   Palladium  18.84 %  Pd
   Rhodium    54.64 %  Rh
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Rh1.5Pd0.5As
Help on Environment: Environment: Placer deposits with other platinum group minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Placer deposits near the Srebrnica River, near Veluce, central Serbia, Yugoslavia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its chemical composition of rhodium and arsenic.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rhodarsenide + Pronunciation Say RHODARSENIDE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1996-030