stan·​nite ˈsta-ˌnīt How to pronounce stannite (audio)
: a metallic black or gray mineral that is a sulfide of copper, iron, and tin

Word History


Late Latin stannum

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stannite was in 1868

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“Stannite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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