cattierite

noun

cat·​tier·​ite
kəˈtiˌrīt
plural -s
: a mineral CoS2 consisting of cobalt sulfide and belonging to the pyrite group

Word History

Etymology

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 25 May. 2024.

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