shandite

noun shand·ite \ˈshanˌdīt\

Definition of shandite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Ni3Pb2S2 consisting of sulfide of nickel and lead and occurring in rhombohedral crystals near Trial Harbour, Tasmania

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Origin and Etymology of shandite

James S. Shand †1957 British geologist + English -ite


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