Meaning of skutterudite

skut•te•rud•ite

Pronunciation: (skut'u-rud"īt), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, chiefly cobalt and nickel arsenide, (Co,Ni)As, with some iron, occurring in the form of gray cubic crystals, usually in masses: a source of cobalt and nickel.
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