a bronze-colored, brittle mineral, (Fe,Ni)S, that is the chief ore of nickel
Origin of pentlanditeFrench after J. B. Pentland (1797-1873), Irish mineralogist
A yellowish-brown nickel iron sulfide that is the principal ore of nickel.
Origin of pentlanditeFrench, after Joseph Barclay Pentland, (1797–1873), Irish scientist.