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ˈstæn aɪtstan·nite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stannite, tin pyritesnoun

    a dark grey mineral with a metallic luster that is a source of tin

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  1. stannitenoun

    a dark-gray lustrous mineral, a mixed sulphide of copper, iron and tin, CuFeSnS, used as an ore of tin

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  1. Stannite

    Stannite is a mineral, a sulfide of copper, iron, and tin, in the category of thiostannates.

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  1. stannite

    Stannite is a mineral, a sulfide of copper, iron, and tin, often found in tin-bearing veins. Its chemical formula is Cu2FeSnS4. It is considered an important ore of tin, and is distinguished by its dark color, metallic luster, and high specific gravity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stannitenoun

    a mineral of a steel-gray or iron-black color; tin pyrites. It is a sulphide of tin, copper, and iron

Wikidata

  1. Stannite

    Stannite is a mineral, a sulfide of copper, iron, and tin. The chemical formula Cu2FeSnS4. Zinc commonly occurs with the iron and trace germanium may be present. Stannite is used as an ore of tin, consisting of approximately 28% tin, 13% iron, 30% copper, 30% sulfur by mass. It is found in tin-bearing, hydrothermal vein deposits occurring with chalcopyrite, sphalerite, tetrahedrite, arsenopyrite, pyrite, cassiterite, and wolframite. Also known as bell metal ore. The name comes from the Latin for tin: stannum. It was first described in 1797 for an occurrence in Wheal Rock, St. Agnes, Cornwall, England.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stannite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stannite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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