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pentlandite

pentlandite

noun pent·land·ite \ˈpent-lən-ˌdīt\

Definition of PENTLANDITE

:  a bronzy yellow mineral that is an isometric nickel iron sulfide and the principal ore of nickel

Origin of PENTLANDITE

French, from Joseph Pentland †1873 Irish scientist
First Known Use: circa 1858

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