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Tetraferroplatinum Mineral Data

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General Tetraferroplatinum Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PtFe
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 250.93 gm
   Iron      22.26 %  Fe
   Platinum  77.74 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PtFe0+
Help on Environment: Environment: Platinum placers.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: Tulameen, and Similkameen River, British Columbia, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (Fe, Pt) and crystal system.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42589
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