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- n. awaruite
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An iron-nickel alloy (Fe2Ni5), similar to awaruite, which forms the metallic portion of pebbles found in placer gravel in Josephine and Jackson counties, Oregon.
Josephine + -ite, after Josephine County, Oregon, where it is found. (Wiktionary)