plural -s
: a mineral (Fe,Ni)3P consisting of a phosphide of iron and nickel and occurring in meteorites

Word History


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

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“Schreibersite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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