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Cheroh, Pahang, Malaysia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 3° 55' 27'' North , 101° 50' 46'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 3.92423,101.84620
GeoHash:G#: w28qmd6hk
Köppen climate type:Af : Tropical rainforest climate


Co-ordinates are approximate.

The tin mine recorded for iridium and osmiridium is the Kundang Patah Mine No.9, which is/was an open-cast mine, located on the alluvial flats of Sungai Semantan in the Cheroh area.

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Iridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Khoon, S.Y. (1982) Osmiridium - a discovery in Cheroh, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia - and its significance. Geological Society of Malaysia, Bulletin 15, 141-151.
Iridium var: Osmiridium
Formula: (Ir,Os,Ru)
Reference: Khoon, S.Y. (1982) Osmiridium - a discovery in Cheroh, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia - and its significance. Geological Society of Malaysia, Bulletin 15, 141-151.
'Sandstone'
Reference: Khoon, S.Y. (1982) Osmiridium - a discovery in Cheroh, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia - and its significance. Geological Society of Malaysia, Bulletin 15, 141-151.
'Shale'
Reference: Khoon, S.Y. (1982) Osmiridium - a discovery in Cheroh, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia - and its significance. Geological Society of Malaysia, Bulletin 15, 141-151.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Iridium'1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
var: Osmiridium1.AF.10(Ir,Os,Ru)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Sandstone-
Shale-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
Iridium1.2.1.2(Ir,Os,Ru)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
var: Osmiridium-(Ir,Os,Ru)
'Sandstone'-
'Shale'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

RuRuthenium
Ru Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
OsOsmium
Os Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)
IrIridium
Ir Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
Ir Iridium (var: Osmiridium)(Ir,Os,Ru)

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Khoon, S.Y. (1982) Osmiridium - a discovery in Cheroh, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia - and its significance. Geological Society of Malaysia, Bulletin 15, 141-151.


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