Troilite
Troilite Tro"i*lite, n. [Named after Dominico Troili, an Italian of the 18th century.] (Min.) Native iron protosulphide, {FeS}. It is known only in meteoric irons, and is usually in imbedded nodular masses of a bronze color. [1913 Webster]

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  • Troïlite — Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels[1] Général Nom IUPAC sulfure de fer Numéro CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • troilite — noun Etymology: German Troilit, from Domenico Troili, 18th century Italian scientist + German it ite Date: circa 1868 a mineral that is a variety of pyrrhotite and that is widely but sparsely distributed (as on earth, in meteorites, and in lunar… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • troilite — /troh euh luyt , troy luyt/, n. a mineral, iron sulfide, FeS, occurring in meteorites. [1865 70; named after D. Troili, 18th century Italian savant who described a meteorite containing it. See ITE1] * * *       variety of the iron sulfide mineral …   Universalium

  • troilite — noun A non magnetic variety of the ferrous sulfide mineral pyrrhotite that occurs in most meteorites …   Wiktionary

  • troilite — tro·i·lite …   English syllables

  • troilite — tro•i•lite [[t]ˈtroʊ əˌlaɪt, ˈtrɔɪ laɪt[/t]] n. mir a mineral, iron sulfide, Feoccurring in certain meteorites and in lunar rocks • Etymology: 1865–70; after D. Troili, 18th cent. Italian savant. See ite I …   From formal English to slang

  • troilite — ˈtrōəˌlīt, ˈtrȯiˌ noun ( s) Etymology: German troilit, from Dominico Troili, 18th century Italian scientist who described a meteorite in which it occurs + German it ite : a mineral FeS that is a native ferrous sulfide, is a variety of pyrrhotite …   Useful english dictionary

  • 1317-37-9 — Troïlite Troïlite Général Nom IUPAC sulfure de fer No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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