skutterudite

noun skut·te·rud·ite \ˈskətəˌrəˌdīt\

Definition of skutterudite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Co,Ni)As3 that consists of a native arsenide of cobalt and nickel and is isomorphous with smaltite, nickel-skutterudite, and chloanthite

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Origin and Etymology of skutterudite

German skutterudit, from Skutterud, near Drammen, southern Norway + German -it -ite


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