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[–] carlip 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

platinum isn't a mineral.

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[–] Owlchemy [S] 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

So it's an animal or a vegetable? Link in this very sub, posted by its mod

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[–] carlip 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Minerals: Their Constitution and Origin By Hans-Rudolf Wenk, Andrei Bulakh page 18](https://books.google.com/books?id=mjIji8x-N1MC&printsec=frontcover&dq=mineral&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjliKaZtKDOAhUKqR4KHR5nAeUQ6AEIQzAH#v=onepage&q&f=false)) "A mineral is a naturally occuring chemical compound"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemical_compound "is an entity consisting of two or more atoms, at least two from different elements"