Definition of perryite in English:

perryite

Pronunciation /ˈpɛrɪʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A nickel silicide, (Ni,Fe)₅ (Si,P)₂, that has been found in several meteorites.

Origin

1960s. From the name of Stuart H. Perry, U.S. mineralogist + -ite.