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Vincentite Mineral Data

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General Vincentite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pd,Pt)3(As,Sb,Te)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 466.99 gm
   Antimony    7.82 %  Sb
   Tellurium   8.20 %  Te
   Arsenic     8.02 %  As
   Palladium  59.25 %  Pd
   Platinum   16.71 %  Pt
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd2.6Pt0.4As0.5Sb0.3Te0.3
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Riam Kanan, R., Borneo Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Ewart A. Vincent (1919-), professor of mineralogy, Oxford University.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vincentite + Pronunciation Say VINCENTITE