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Yixunite Mineral Data

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General Yixunite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pt3In
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 700.06 gm
   Indium    16.40 %  In
   Platinum  83.60 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pt3In
Help on Environment: Environment: In a cobalt-copper-platinum bearing vein in garnet-amphibole pyroxenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Near the village of Damiao and the Yixun River, about 370 km N of Beijing, People's Republic of China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after it locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Yixunite Say YIXUNITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 40124
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