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Vozhminite Mineral Data

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General Vozhminite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ni,Co)4(As,Sb)S2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 392.79 gm
   Cobalt    15.00 %  Co
   Nickel    44.83 %  Ni
   Antimony  12.40 %  Sb
   Arsenic   11.44 %  As
   Sulfur    16.33 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ni3CoAs0.6Sb0.4S2
Help on Environment: Environment: In heazlewoodite ore in serpentinites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Vozhmin serpentinite, Karelia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Vozhminite + Pronunciation Say VOZHMINITE