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Sopcheite Mineral Data

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General Sopcheite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ag4Pd3Te4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,261.13 gm
   Silver     34.21 %  Ag
   Tellurium  40.47 %  Te
   Palladium  25.32 %  Pd
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             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ag4Pd3Te4
Help on Environment: Environment: In veinlets cutting chalcopyrite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Sopcha massif, Monchegorsk pluton, Kola, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sopcheite + Pronunciation Say SOPCHEITE