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schreibersite

[shrahy-ber-sahyt, -zahyt]
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noun
  1. a mineral, iron-nickel phosphide, (Fe, Ni)3P, found only in meteorites.

Origin of schreibersite

1840–50; < German Schreibersit, named after Carl von Schreibers, Viennese official; see -ite1
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