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Tatyanaite Mineral Data

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General Tatyanaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 14486.37 gm
   Copper     13.42 %  Cu
   Tin         3.28 %  Sn
   Palladium  25.12 %  Pd
   Platinum   58.18 %  Pt
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: 9(Pt4.8)9(Pd3.8)9(Cu3.4)Sn4
Help on Environment: Environment: Massive sulfide ores. Pt dominant endmember with taimyrite. In the central portion of Pt-Pd zoned grains.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Oktyabr'sky deposit Noril'sk, Siberia, Russa. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Russian mineralogist Tatyana L. Evstigneeva (or Yestigneeva) (1945-).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1995-049