from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A brittle steel-gray or iron-black ore of tin, of a metallic luster, consisting of the sulphids of tin, copper, and iron, and generally zinc, found in Cornwall; tin pyrites. Also called, from its color, bell-metal ore.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Min.) A mineral of a steel-gray or iron-black color; tin pyrites. It is a sulphide of tin, copper, and iron.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mineralogy The mineral stannite.


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