chloanthite


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chloanthite

(kləʊˈænθaɪt)
n
(Geological Science) a form of nickel arsenide having commercial importance as a nickel ore
[C19: from Greek khloanthēs budding, sprouting + -ite1]
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Most outstanding were a 350-gram specimen of Schneeberg silver, a fine cabinet-size skutterudite, fine annabergite, chloanthite, tetrahedrite, a perfect little proustite group from Chanarcillo, and a well-formed, pale copper-red nickeline group containing 3-inch pyramidal crystals from Saxony.
But Manfred showed me -- and John Barlow bought -- an astonishing Pohla chloanthite which has to be world's best for the species.