Meaning of pentlandite

pent•land•ite

Pronunciation: (pent'lun-dīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, sulfide of nickel, occurring in the form of bronze-colored granular aggregates, found with pyrrhotite: the principal source of nickel.
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