\\ˈshanˌdīt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: James S. Shand died 1957 British geologist + English -ite
: a mineral Ni3Pb2S2 consisting of sulfide of nickel and lead and occurring in rhombohedral crystals near Trial Harbour, Tasmania

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