Iridium Most Wanted

By: Corwin Chester


We are on the look out for one of the mot known elements on the Periodic Table, Iridium. This element has been missing since the date of March 3, 2016 approximately at 10:58pm. Whoever comes across this missing element please turn it in to the nearest police station.

Last seen

In pen tips
Used in compass bearings
Used for contacts in spark plugs because of its high melting point and low reactivity
It was used in making the standard metre bar

Iridium Most Wanted

Below is the contact information that you should reach when you locate this missing element.


The reward for the finding of Iridium is $100


The name is originated from the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris.

Other information

  • Iridium has 2 isotopes and both are used in the production of radioactive material
  • Meteors and asteroids contain higher levels of iridium than the Earth’s crust
  • It is found uncombined in nature in sediments that were deposited by rivers