from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A phosphide of iron and nickel, occurring in steel-gray folia and grains in many meteoric irons: it is not known to occur as a terrestrial mineral.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Min.) A mineral occurring in steel-gray flexible folia. It contains iron, nickel, and phosphorus, and is found only in meteoric iron.
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- noun mineralogy A
tetragonal iron nickel phosphide mineralmost commonly found in meteorites.
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Schreibers + -ite, after Austrian scientist Karl Franz Anton von Schreibers (1775-1852).
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