kamacite

noun
kam·a·cite | \ ˈkaməˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of kamacite 

: a mineral consisting of a nickel-iron alloy forming with taenite the mass of most meteoric iron

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History and Etymology for kamacite

obsolete German kamacit (now kamazit), from Greek kamak-, kamax vine pole, shaft + German -it -ite; akin to Middle High German hamel pole, Sanskrit śamyā stick, staff

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