noun al·go·do·nite \ˌal-gə-ˈdō-ˌnīt\

Definition of algodonite



  1. :  a copper arsenide mineral Cu6As allied to domeykite (specific gravity 7.62)

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Origin and Etymology of algodonite

Algodones mine, Coquimbo province, Chile, its locality + English -ite

First Known Use: 1858

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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