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chloanthite

[kloh-an-thahyt] /kloʊˈæn θaɪt/
noun
1.
Mineralogy. a nickel-rich variety of skutterudite, used as an ore of nickel.
Origin of chloanthite
< Greek chloanth(ḗs) (chlo- (stem of chlóē; see Chloe) + -anthēs combining form, akin to ánthos flower) + -ite1
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chloanthite

/kləʊˈænθaɪt/
noun
1.
a form of nickel arsenide having commercial importance as a nickel ore
Word Origin
C19: from Greek khloanthēs budding, sprouting + -ite1
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