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Roaldite Mineral Data

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General Roaldite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe,Ni)4N
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 237.96 gm
   Iron      89.18 %  Fe
   Nickel     4.93 %  Ni
   Nitrogen   5.89 %  N
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+3.8Ni0.2N
Help on Environment: Environment: Platelets in kamacite phase of coarse octahedrites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Jerslev meteorite, Sjaelland, Denmark and Youndegin meteorite, Avon, Western Australia, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in 1981 for Roald Nielsen (b.1928), Danish metallurgist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Roaldite Say ROALDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 79980
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