/smawl"tuyt/, n.
a mineral, originally thought to have been a diarsenide of cobalt, CoAs2, but which is actually a skutterudite rich in cobalt.
Also, smaltine /smawl"tin, -teen/.
[1865-70; SMALT + -ITE1]

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      a cobalt-rich, arsenic-poor member of a series of cobalt nickel arsenide minerals (see skutterudite).

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  • Smaltite — is a variety of the mineral skutterudite consisting of cobalt iron nickel arsenide: (Co,Fe,Ni)As2. It crystallizes in the cubic system with the same hemihedral symmetry as pyrite; crystals have usually the form of cubes or cubo octahedra, but are …   Wikipedia

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  • Smaltite — La smaltite est une variété de skutterudite de formule idéale (Co,Fe,Ni)As2. Sommaire 1 Galerie 2 Historique de la description et appellations 2.1 Inventeur et étymologie 2.2 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Smaltite — Smaltine Smalt ine, Smaltite Smalt ite, n. [See {Smalt}.] (Min.) A tin white or gray mineral of metallic luster. It is an arsenide of cobalt, nickel, and iron. Called also {speiskobalt}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smaltite — noun A variety of skutterudite with the chemical formula (Co,Fe,Ni)As, crystallizing in the cubic system …   Wiktionary

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  • smaltite — smalt·ite …   English syllables

  • smaltite — /ˈsmɔltaɪt/ (say smawltuyt) noun a mineral diarsenide of cobalt which often also contains a diarsenide of nickel. {smalt + ite1} …   Australian English dictionary

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