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Taimyrite Mineral Data

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General Taimyrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 425.98 gm
   Copper     13.43 %  Cu
   Tin        27.87 %  Sn
   Palladium  44.97 %  Pd
   Platinum   13.74 %  Pt
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd1.8Cu0.9Pt0.3Sn
Help on Environment: Environment: As grains and veinlets near the contact between sulfide and rock-forming minerals in gabbro-dolerites
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Talnakh, Tiamyr Peninsula, Norilsk, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Taimyrite + Pronunciation Say TAIMYRITE