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Zvyagintsevite Mineral Data

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General Zvyagintsevite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pd3Pb
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 537.50 gm
   Bismuth     7.00 %  Bi
   Palladium  57.22 %  Pd
   Platinum    1.09 %  Pt
   Lead       34.69 %  Pb
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             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd2.89Pb0.9Bi0.18Pt0.03
Help on Environment: Environment: As small irregular grains and veinlets in copper sulfides associated with differentiated gabbro-diabase intrusives.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1966
Help on Locality: Locality: Talnakh, Taimyr Peninsula, Noril'sk region, Yakutiya, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Orest Evgenevich Zvyagintsev, who did geochemical research on the platinum metals.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zvyagintsevite + Pronunciation Say ZVYAGINTSEVITE