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Monthly Archives: April 2011

It came from space… Mineral Friday: Wassonite

Last week, NASA announced that they had formally added a brand new mineral to the mineral books. It’s name is Wassonite (chemical formula: TiS) and it was discovered in a 4.5 billion year old meteorite that was itself discovered in Antarctica in 1969. According to the NASA press release the meteorite is designated ‘Yamoto 691,’ […]