Definitions

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  • n. A meteoritic mineral which consists chiefly of iron and nickel

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the names given by Reichenbach (in German Balkeneisen) to various peculiar forms observed in meteoric iron. See Widmannstättian figures, under figure.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek κάμαξ (kamaks, "vine-pole") and the English suffix -ite (Wiktionary)

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