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Showing posts with label Edscottite (Fe5C2). Show all posts
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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Edscottite: Mineral Never Seen in Nature Before Discovered Inside Meteorite from the Molten Core of Long Destroyed Planet



Article Excerpt: "... it has never before been found in nature. Unless a mineral is found to form naturally, it does not get an official name. By identifying edscottite in a rock that formed naturally, the researchers were able to name it. Their findings are published in the journal American Mineralogist. "The new mineral is named in honor of Edward R.D. Scott, a pioneering cosmochemist ..."


Reference: www.newsweek.com