iridosmine definition

  • noun:
    • See osmiridium.
    • A native element of iridium and osmium.
    • The native mixture of iridium and osmium. It really is present flattened metallic grains of severe stiffness, and it is often useful for pointing silver pencils.
    • just like iridosmium.
    • a hard and deterioration resistant mineral that's an all natural alloy of osmium and iridium (usually containing smaller amounts of rhodium and platinum); utilized in needles and pen nibs etc.

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