badenite

noun
bad·​e·​nite | \ ˈbadᵊnˌīt, bəˈdenˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of badenite

: a mineral consisting of cobalt, nickel, and iron bismuth-arsenide and occurring in metallic steel-gray masses

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First Known Use of badenite

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for badenite

probably from French, from Badeni, near Botosani, Romania + French -ite

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“Badenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/badenite. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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