linnaeite

noun
lin·​nae·​ite
variants: or linneite \ lə̇ˈnēˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of linnaeite

: a mineral Co3S4 of pale steel-gray color and metallic luster that occurs in isometric crystals and also massive and that is essentially a cobalt sulfide

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History and Etymology for linnaeite

German linneit, from Carl von Linné + German -it -ite

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“Linnaeite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linnaeite. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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