Origin of osmiridium
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The osmiridium will remain as an insoluble residue, which can be separated and weighed.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
- a very hard corrosion-resistant white or grey natural alloy of osmium and iridium in variable proportions, often containing smaller amounts of platinum, ruthenium, and rhodium: used esp in pen nibsAlso: iridosmine
C19: from osm (ium) + iridium
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