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 for stannite
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stannine \Stan"nine\ (-n[i^]n), Stannite \Stan"nite\
     (-n[imac]t), n. (Min.)
     A mineral of a steel-gray or iron-black color; tin pyrites.
     It is a sulphide of tin, copper, and iron.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stannite
      n 1: a dark grey mineral with a metallic luster that is a source
           of tin [syn: stannite, tin pyrites]

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