Definition of shandite
: 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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