noun schrei·ber·site \ˈshrībə(r)ˌsīt, -ˌzīt\

Definition of schreibersite



  1. :  a mineral (Fe,Ni)3P consisting of a phosphide of iron and nickel and occurring in meteorites

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Origin and Etymology of schreibersite

German schreibersit, irregular from Karl F. A. von Schreiber †1852 Austrian museum director + German -it -ite

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