How much platinum (gm, kg or Toz) would be present in a spherical 100 meter diameter Type IVB nickel-iron asteroid with a platinum concentration of 1.8 × 10−5 (gm/gm). Assume a density for NiFe of 8000 kg/m3 .
At $1080/ Troy Ounce , what would be the value of the mass of platinum contained in this asteroid?
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