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Sobolevskite Mineral Data

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General Sobolevskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PdBi
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 315.40 gm
   Bismuth    66.26 %  Bi
   Palladium  33.74 %  Pd
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PdBi
Help on Environment: Environment: In massive and disseminated mooihoekite-chalcopyrite, troilite=pyrrotite, adn chalcopyrite-cubanite ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: Oktyabr mine, Talnakh area, Noril'sk, Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Petr Grigorevich Sobolevski (1781-1841), Russian metallurgist, who studied the platinum deposits of the Ural Mountains.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sobolevskite + Pronunciation Say SOBOLEVSKITE