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Iridian Gold

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Formula:
(Au,Ir)
A variety of Gold

An iridium-rich variety of gold.

Classification of Iridian Gold

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Chemical Properties of Iridian Gold

Formula:
(Au,Ir)
Essential elements:Au
All elements listed in formula:Au, Ir

Other Names for Iridian Gold

Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:铱金矿

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Iridian Gold

Reference List:

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Yuan Li (1998): The Jinchang altered ultrabasic pluton and its related gold mineralization, Yunnan. Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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    China
     
    • Yunnan Province
      • Pu'er Prefecture
        • Mojiang Co.
    Guangjun Yu and Ruyong Xie (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(2), 11-18; Yuan Li (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 28-32
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