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troilite

[troh-uh-lahyt, troi-lahyt] /ˈtroʊ əˌlaɪt, ˈtrɔɪ laɪt/
noun
1.
a mineral, iron sulfide, FeS, occurring in meteorites.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; named after D. Troili, 18th-century Italian savant who described a meteorite containing it. See -ite1
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