iridosmine

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noun ir·id·os·mine \ˌir-ə-ˈdäz-ˌmēn\

Definition of iridosmine

  1. :  a mineral that is a native iridium osmium alloy usually containing some rhodium and platinum

Origin and Etymology of iridosmine

German, from New Latin iridium + osmium


First Known Use: 1827


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