platiniridium

noun
plat·​in·​iridium | \ ¦platᵊn+ \

Definition of platiniridium

: a mineral consisting of a natural alloy of iridium with platinum and other related metals occurring usually in silver-white grains (hardness 6–7, specific gravity, 22.6–22.8)

History and Etymology for platiniridium

platin- + iridium

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“Platiniridium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platiniridium. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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