[ shrahy-ber-sahyt, -zahyt ]
/ ˈʃraɪ bərˌsaɪt, -ˌzaɪt /
a mineral, iron-nickel phosphide, (Fe, Ni)3P, found only in meteorites.
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Origin of schreibersite
1840–50; <German Schreibersit, named after Carl von Schreibers, Viennese official; see -ite1
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