melonite

noun mel·o·nite \ˈmeləˌnīt\

Definition of melonite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral NiTe2 consisting of a nickel telluride and occurring in California

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Origin and Etymology of melonite

Melones mine, Calaveras county, California, its locality + English -ite


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