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Thread: Edscottite: a now carbide mineral discovered in a meteorite, brand new

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    Edscottite: a now carbide mineral discovered in a meteorite, brand new

    https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/amm...-2019-7102.xml

    Report on a mineral never before seen on Earth, found in an Australian meteorite.
    Do good work. —Virgil Ivan "Gus" Grissom

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger E. Moore View Post
    https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/amm...-2019-7102.xml

    Report on a mineral never before seen on Earth, found in an Australian meteorite.
    Never before seen in nature, rather than on Earth. Sorry to be pedantic but it has been seen during iron smelting and the synthetic version is pretty well known. It is also known as Hagg-carbide.

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