Student discovers mineral rarer than gold

Morgan Cox, Australian student at Curtin University

Morgan Cox, Australian student at Curtin University

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Morgan Cox, a student of planetary geology and sciences at Curtin University in Australia, has discovered a rare mineral in her country. The information is from the BBC.

The mineral, known as reidite, is rarer than diamond and gold. It is formed as an ordinary mineral, but it changes with the pressure generated by the impact of space rocks. So far, it has been found at only six points on Earth, according to the Australian university website.

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