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  • n. An isometric nickel arsenic sulfide mineral.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mineral consisting of nickel sulphid and nickel arsenide, having a silver-white to steel-gray color and metallic luster.

Etymologies

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Gersdorff +‎ -ite, after Johann von Gersdorff (1781–1849), owner of the nickel mine at Schladming, Austria (the type locality).

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