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Xingzhongite Mineral Data

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General Xingzhongite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 645.53 gm
   Iron       0.87 %  Fe
   Copper     2.95 %  Cu
   Iridium   35.73 %  Ir
   Platinum  18.13 %  Pt
   Rhodium    3.19 %  Rh
   Lead      19.26 %  Pb
   Sulfur    19.87 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb0.6Cu0.3Fe2+0.1Ir1.2Pt0.6Rh0.2S4
Help on Environment: Environment: In dunite-hosted platinum ores, related to chromium mineralization.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the unspecified locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Xingzhongite + Pronunciation Say XINGZHONGITE