schreibersite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Schreibers +‎ -ite, after Austrian scientist Karl Franz Anton von Schreibers (1775-1852).

Noun[edit]

schreibersite (countable and uncountable, plural schreibersites)

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  1. (mineralogy) A tetragonal iron nickel phosphide mineral most commonly found in meteorites.

Further reading[edit]

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