alabandite

noun al·a·ban·dite \ˌa-lə-ˈban-ˌdīt\

Definition of alabandite

plural

-s

  1. :  manganese sulfide MnS usually in iron-black massive form with cubic cleavage

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Origin and Etymology of alabandite

German alabandit, from Alabanda, town in Turkey, its locality + German -it -ite


First Known Use: 1865


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