Embedded in oldmanite in an achondrite meteorite, as inclusions in corundum, in weathered detritus from a breccia pipe cemented with an alkalic ultramafic cement. Synthetic material used for golden metallic coatings on
Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1870
In the Bustee meteorite. In Russia, from an undefined locality "near the junction of the Azov block with the Donbas." Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
For George Osborn, who sent to London the meteorite in which the species was found.