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Rudashevskyite Mineral Data

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General Rudashevskyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe,Zn)S
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 91.85 gm
   Manganese   2.39 %  Mn
   Zinc       24.92 %  Zn
   Iron       37.09 %  Fe
   Copper      0.69 %  Cu
   Sulfur     34.91 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+0.61Zn0.35Mn2+0.04Cu0.01S
Help on Environment: Environment: Accessory phase in an enstatite chondrite, EH4. Fe-dominent member of Sphalerite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Indarch meteorite, Shusha, Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Nickolay S. Rudashevsky (1944-), St. Petersburg, Russia, for his contributions to study of ore minerals.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2005-017