cattierite

noun
cat·​tier·​ite | \ kəˈtiˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of cattierite

: a mineral CoS2 consisting of cobalt sulfide and belonging to the pyrite group

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History and Etymology for cattierite

from Cattier, railroad workshops in Leopoldville province, Congo + English -ite

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“Cattierite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cattierite. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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