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Rhodium Mineral Data

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General Rhodium Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Rh,Pt)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 125.95 gm
   Platinum  38.72 %  Pt
   Rhodium   61.28 %  Rh
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Rh0.75Pt0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: Single grain found in a heavy mineral concentrate from a cummulate ultrabasic intrusion.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: J-M Reef, Stillwater complex, Nye County, Montana, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek, rhodon = "rose" in allusion to the colored salts.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rhodium Say RHODIUM
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64991
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