chloanthite

chloanthite

[kloh-an-thahyt]
noun
Mineralogy. a nickel-rich variety of skutterudite, used as an ore of nickel.

Origin:
< Greek chloanth(ḗs) (chlo- (stem of chlóē; see Chloe) + -anthēs combining form, akin to ánthos flower) + -ite1

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chloanthite (kləʊˈænθaɪt)
 
n
a form of nickel arsenide having commercial importance as a nickel ore
 
[C19: from Greek khloanthēs budding, sprouting + -ite1]

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