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snowman18

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Iridium Colors
« on: April 25, 2020, 07:28:24 AM »
This afternoon I smelted the catalytic powders into a collector metal, next step is to cupal this metal to recover a more pure platinum group.

The colors are from the iridium fraction, other platinum group expected are palladium, platinum and rhodium.

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Re: Iridium Colors
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2020, 12:52:01 AM »

Looks rather like the colours found in our Australian Opals.

Australian Opals are one of my favorite gem stones.

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Re: Iridium Colors
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2020, 12:56:54 AM »
This is the bottom side of the collector metal where the heavier platinum settled out. The platinum is the silver looking areas.