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[ir-i-doz-min, -dos-, ahy-ri-] /ˌɪr ɪˈdɒz mɪn, -ˈdɒs-, ˌaɪ rɪ-/

a native alloy of iridium and , usually containing some rhodium, ruthenium, platinum, etc., used especially for the points of gold pens.
/ˌɪrɪˈdɒsmaɪn; ˌaɪrɪ-/
other names for osmiridium


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