What does millerite mean?

Definitions for millerite
ˈmɪl əˌraɪtmil·lerite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. milleritenoun

    a yellow mineral consisting of nickel sulfide; a minor source of nickel


  1. milleritenoun

    A nickel sulfide mineral, NiS, that occurs as hairlike tufts

  2. Milleritenoun

    One who followed the calculations of William Miller or his followers than the world would end October 22, 1844; when it didn't, the w:Great Disappointment occurred. The subsequent denominations his movement spawned include the Adventists, Jehovah's Witnesses and the (w:Campbellite) Restorationists.

  3. Milleritenoun

    A resident of any community known as Miller; often specifically a resident of Miller Beach, in Gary, Indiana

  4. Etymology: from British mineralogist William Hallowes Miller.


  1. millerite

    Millerite is a nickel sulfide mineral that is often found in metamorphic rocks, hydrothermal veins and meteorites. It's structure consists of twisted fiber-like filaments. Named after British mineralogist William Hallowes Miller, it is an important source of nickel and is often mined for this purpose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Milleritenoun

    a believer in the doctrine of William Miller (d. 1849), who taught that the end of the world and the second coming of Christ were at hand

  2. Milleritenoun

    a sulphide of nickel, commonly occurring in delicate capillary crystals, also in incrustations of a bronze yellow; -- sometimes called hair pyrites

  3. Etymology: [From W. H. Miller, of Cambridge, Eng.]


  1. Millerite

    Millerite is a nickel sulfide mineral, NiS. It is brassy in colour and has an acicular habit, often forming radiating masses and furry aggregates. It can be distinguished from pentlandite by crystal habit, its duller colour, and general lack of association with pyrite or pyrrhotite.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of millerite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of millerite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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