mil·​ler·​ite ˈmi-lə-ˌrīt How to pronounce millerite (audio)
: sulfide of nickel NiS usually occurring as a mineral in capillary yellow crystals

Word History


German Millerit, from William H. Miller †1880 English mineralogist

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of millerite was in 1854

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“Millerite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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