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Osmium Var Iridosmine

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Osmium Var Iridosmine

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Description
Locality: 
Neiva River, Sysert District, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0 × 0 × 0 cm
Description

A nice specimen of very small speck of Osmium var Iridosmine, considered the rarest metals in the world, from the Neiva alluvial deposits, in Russia. 

Osmium is a member of the platinum group and often times has associated minerals like Iridium or Ruthenium blended in.  The specimen will be shipped in a capsule for safe keeping

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Osmium

Formula: 
(Os,Ir,Ru)
Strunz: 
1.AF.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
Grey

Iridosmine

Variety Of: 

Osmium

Formula: 
(Os,Ir,Ru)
Strunz: 
1.AF.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 7.0

Seller Information

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Seller's terms and conditions

Buyer assumes all responsibility for paying for the specimens.  We prefer Paypal only as this is the easiest way to accept payments, plus provides insurance for both buyer and seller.  

Purchases are expected to be paid within 48 hours, unless prior arrangements have been made (such as bidding on more items).  

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