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Siderazot Mineral Data

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General Siderazot Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe5N2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 307.25 gm
   Iron      90.88 %  Fe
   Nitrogen   9.12 %  N
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+5N2
Help on Environment: Environment: Thin coating on lava.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1876
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Etna and Mt. Vesuvius, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its composition (Greek, "sideros" = iron).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Siderazot + Pronunciation Say SIDERAZOT
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 79983
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