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Iridian Gold

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A variety of Gold

An iridium-rich variety of gold.

Classification of Iridian Gold

Chemical Properties of Iridian Gold

Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Iridian Gold

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:铱金矿

Other Information

Health Risks:
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:
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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Localities for Iridian Gold

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • 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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