Mackinawite definition

(mineralogy) A tetragonal iron nickel sulfide mineral that occurs as opaque bronze to grey-white tabular crystals and anhedral masses.
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Noun

Singular:
mackinawite
Plural:
mackinawites

Origin of mackinawite

  • Mackinaw mine, Washington, where an occurrence was first described, and -ite.

    From Wiktionary