siserskite

noun
siser·​skite | \ ˈsisərˌskīt, sə̇ˈsər- \
plural -s

Definition of siserskite

: a mineral consisting of a natural alloy of osmium and iridium with the latter ranging from 20 to 50 percent — compare iridosmine

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History and Etymology for siserskite

German sisserskit, from Syssertsk, Sverdlovsk region, U.S.S.R. + German -it -ite

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“Siserskite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/siserskite. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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