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Ruarsite Mineral Data

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General Ruarsite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: RuAsS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 208.06 gm
   Arsenic    36.01 %  As
   Ruthenium  48.58 %  Ru
   Sulfur     15.41 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: RuAsS
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in heavy mineral concentrates and in chromium ore derived from an Alpine-type ultramafic.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Anduo, northern Tibet, China Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition, RUthenium, ARsenic, and Sulfur.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ruarsite Say RUARSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42579
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