osmiridium definition

  • noun:
    • A mineral that's an all natural alloy of osmium and iridium with small inclusions of platinum, rhodium, along with other metals, used in needles and using things. Also called iridosmine.
    • a difficult, corrosion-resistant alloy or osmium and iridium found in pen nibs
    • just like iridosmium.
    • a hard and deterioration resistant mineral that is an all natural alloy of osmium and iridium (usually containing lower amounts of rhodium and platinum); found in needles and pen nibs an such like.

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