osmiridium

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of osmium +‎ iridium

Noun[edit]

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osmiridium (plural osmiridiums)

  1. (mineralogy) A hard, corrosion-resistant alloy or osmium and iridium, used in pen nibs.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Osmiridium” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • osmiridium mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016