Osmium R080088

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Name: Osmium
RRUFF ID: R080088
Ideal Chemistry: Os
Locality: Goodnews Bay, Bethel Borough, Alaska, USA
Source: Michael Scott S104204 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Navy blue, fine powder
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080088
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Tennant S (1804) On two metals, found in the black powder remaining after the solution of platina, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 329, 411-418   [view file]

Harris D C, Cabri L J (1973) The nomenclature of the natural alloys of osmium, iridium and ruthenium based on new compositional data of alloys from world-wide occurrences, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 104-112   [view file]

Harris D C, Cabri L J (1991) Nomenclature of platinum-group-element alloys: review and revision, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 231-237   [view file]

Hattori K, Cabri L J (1992) Origin of platinum-group-mineral nuggets inferred from an osmium-isotope study, The Canadian Mineralogist, 30, 289-301   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1992) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 77, 207-213   [view file]

Ponosov Yu S, Loa I, Mogilenskikh V E, Syassen K (2005) Raman scattering in osmium under pressure, Physical Review B, 71, 220301-4

Bowles J F W, Suárez S, Prichard H M, Fisher P C (2018) Inclusions in an isoferroplatinum nugget from the Freetown Layered Complex, Sierra Leone, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 577–592