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Abelsonite; A nickel porphyrin mineral

Abelsonite is an organic mineral nickel porphyrin (a group of heterocyclic¬†macrocycle¬†organic compounds) mineral, which has a chemical formula C31H32N4Ni. This mineral was discovered in 1969 in a United States state Utah, by geochemist¬†Philip H. Abelson, so it was named after its discoverer. Porphyrins are generally found in non-crystalline form, and it is the only known …