siegenite

noun sie·gen·ite \ˈsēgəˌnīt, ˈzē-\

Definition of siegenite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Co,Ni)3S4 consisting of sulfide of nickel and cobalt isomorphous with linnaeite, violarite, carrollite, and polydymite

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Origin and Etymology of siegenite

Siegen, city in western Germany, its locality + English -ite


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