plessite

noun
ples·​site | \ ˈpleˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of plessite

: a mineral consisting of an intimate intergrowth of kamacite and taenite in meteorites

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History and Etymology for plessite

German plessit, probably from Greek plēsi- plesi- + German -it -ite

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“Plessite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plessite. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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