a white to gray, natural, isometric, cobalt-nickel arsenide, (Co,Ni) As
Origin of smaltitesmalt + -ite
A white to silver-gray mineral, (Co,Ni)As3, that is an important ore of cobalt.
(usually uncountable, plural smaltites)
- (mineralogy) A variety of skutterudite with the chemical formula (Co,Fe,Ni)As2, crystallizing in the cubic system.
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