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Urvantsevite Mineral Data

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General Urvantsevite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd(Bi,Pb)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 523.49 gm
   Bismuth    59.88 %  Bi
   Palladium  20.33 %  Pd
   Lead       19.79 %  Pb
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PdBi1.5Pb0.5
Help on Environment: Environment: High temperature ploymorph of froodite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1976
Help on Locality: Locality: Majak mine, Talnakh, Norilsk, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Nikolai N. Urvantsev (1893-1985), Russian geologist who discovered the Norilsk deposits.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Urvantsevite + Pronunciation Say URVANTSEVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 56280
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