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skutterudite

[ skuht-uh-ruhd-ahyt ]
/ ˈskʌt əˌrʌd aɪt /
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noun
a mineral, chiefly cobalt and nickel arsenide, (Co,Ni)As3, with some iron, occurring in the form of gray cubic crystals, usually in masses: a source of cobalt and nickel.
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Origin of skutterudite

1865–70; <German Skutterudit, named after Skutterud in Norway; see -ite1

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