• Definition for "pentlandite"
    • A yellowish-brown nickel iron sulfide this is the…
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    • Other nickel-bearing minerals, including millerite, heazlwoodite…
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pentlandite definition

  • noun:
    • A yellowish-brown nickel iron sulfide this is the main ore of nickel.
    • A mixed iron and nickel sulfide mineral, with all the chemical formula (Fe,Ni)9S8; the main ore of nickel.
    • A sulphid of nickel and iron, occurring in huge kinds of a light bronze-yellow color and metallic luster.
    • a mineral (metal and nickel sulphide) this is the chief ore of nickel
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