stannite

noun
stan·​nite | \ ˈsta-ˌnīt How to pronounce stannite (audio) \

Definition of stannite

: a metallic black or gray mineral that is a sulfide of copper, iron, and tin

First Known Use of stannite

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stannite

Late Latin stannum

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“Stannite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stannite. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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