linnaeite

noun lin·nae·ite \lə̇ˈnēˌīt\
variants: or

linneite

\lə̇ˈnēˌīt\

Definition of linnaeite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of linnaeite

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


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