Valleriite

noun
Val·​le·​ri·​ite | \ vəˈlirēˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of Valleriite

: a mineral Cu2Fe4S7 consisting of sulfide of copper and iron perhaps identical with the artificial compound Cu3Fe4S6

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History and Etymology for Valleriite

Swedish, valleriit, from G. Wallerius (Vallerius) †1742 Swedish mineralogist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Valleriite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Valleriite. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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