sperrylite

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sperrylite

[′sper·ē‚līt]
(mineralogy)
PtAs2 A tin-white isometric mineral composed of platinum arsenide; the only platinum compound known to occur in nature; hardness is 6-7 on Mohs scale, and specific gravity is 10.60.
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