niningerite


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niningerite

[nə′nin·jə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
(Mg,Fe,Mn)S A mineral found only in meteorites.
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Occurrence: Associated minerals are: niningerite, enstatite, kamacite and troilite.
Relationship to other species: It is the Fe-dominant analogue of niningerite, (Mg,Fe)S.
2002) The new mineral species keilite, (Fe,Mg)S, the iron-dominant analogue of niningerite.