porpezite

porpezite

[′pȯr·pə‚zīt]
(mineralogy)
A mineral consisting of a native alloy of palladium (5-10%) and gold. Also known as palladium gold.
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At the Caue iron deposit at Itabira, Minas Gerais, Carlos persuaded the independent miners to save important specimens from the iron ore tailings, including palladian gold ("porpezite"), palladseite, arsenopalladinite and native palladium.