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Josephinite

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Name:
Taken from Josephine County, Oregon, USA.
Synonym:
A synonym of Awaruite
From Josephine and Jackson Counties, Oregon, USA, where it was found as "ellipsoidal masses, exceeding 100 pounds" and as small nuggets.

References for Josephinite

Reference List:
Dana 7, vol 1, pg 117

Schmeltz, Fred W. (1931) Interesting localities and how to reach them: Josephine Creek, Oregon. Rocks and Minerals, 6, #3, 142. (on panning for "josephinite" nuggets)

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