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Awaruite

Ex Ring collection, Munich, Germany
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Description
Locality: 
Josephine Creek Placer, Josephine County, Oregon, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.1 × 1.5 × 0.6 cm
Weight: 
4.00gr
Description

A nugget of  'josephinite' - a very special rock mainly composed by awaruite and other minerals. Awaruite is a natural iron-nickel alloy; josephenites from Josephine County are NOT of meteoritic but of terrestrial origin.

There are a lot of awaruite localities on the Earth, but Josephine Creek placers produce the best and largest known specimens.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Awaruite

Formula: 
Ni3Fe
Strunz: 
1.AE.20
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Gorge river, South Westland, South Island, New Zealand

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