from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An opaque, yellow-white mineral with a metallic lustre, having the chemical formula (Pd,(Bi,Pb)).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A trade-name for a sand which contains magnetic oxid of iron. It was used for filter-beds in England, but was found to be expensive.
The Polar Ural Mountains in Russia, where it is found, and -ite. (Wiktionary)