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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.

Etymologies

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Josephine +‎ -ite, after Josephine County, Oregon, where it is found.

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