NAME ORIGIN: Named for Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), Professor of Physics at the University of Turin, Turin, Italy.
Awaruite Ni2Fe to Ni3Fe Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1885
NAME ORIGIN: For the locality near Awarua Bay, New Zealand. LOCALITY: From the Red Hills and the Gorge River draining them, near Awarua Bay, south Westland, New Zealand. At Coolac, New South Wales, and in the Lord Brassey mine, Tasmania, Australia.