perryite

perryite

[′per·ē‚īt]
(mineralogy)
(Ni,Fe)5(Si,P)2 A mineral found only in meteorites.
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The authors state that there are three other natural phosphides: schreibersite, [(Fe,Ni).sub.3]P, barringerite, [(Fe,Ni).sub.2]P, and perryite, [(Ni,Fe).sub.8][(Si,P).sub.3].
Occurrence: The grains in Indarch probably formed by exsolution of Si and N from kamacite, perryite and schreibersite during parent-body metamorphism.