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Platinum (ore) from Merensky Reef, Rustenburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa

 
Platinum (ore) from Merensky Reef, Rustenburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa

Platinum (ore) from Merensky Reef, Rustenburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 33615
Mineral:Platinum (ore)
Locality:Merensky Reef, Rustenburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa
Description:Classic ore specimen from the Merensky Reef, one of the most significant sources of platinum in the world. The ore consists of platinum, platinum arsenides and Ni-Cu sulfides with traces of osmium, troilite, electrum, and chromite. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #016; Ex. Ward's Nat. Science, Inc.[Certification #RSA-9200]
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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