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Platinum inclusions in Chromite

#PD34293

Platinum inclusions in Chromite

#PD34293
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 12 x 1.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Pt (RRUFF)
Locality
Solov'eva Mtn., Urals Region, Russia
Tagged
native element

Cut and polished slab of a green serpentenized Peridotite with tiny black Chromite crystals to <0.5mm throughout that may contain submicro inclusions of Iridium var. Platiniridium or another one of the rare Platinum minerals present at Solov'eva Mtn, like Tulameenite or Inaglyite.

 

Platinum

Formula
Pt 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Granular, Nuggets 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
whitish steel gray, steel gray, dark gray 
Streak
grayish white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
4-4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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Phillips Collection
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