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Skaergaardite

Platinum group mineral

Skaergaardite is an intermetallic platinum group mineral with the general chemical formula Pd. The mineral is named after its discovery location: the Skaergaard intrusion , Kangerdlugssuaq area, East Greenland. The mineral name was approved by the International Mineralogical Association in 2003. The mineral has also been reported in the Duluth intrusion in Minnesota in Scotland

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
Bronze

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Cubic