allemontite

noun

al·​le·​mont·​ite
ˌaləˈmänˌtīt
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of an arsenic antimony compound SbAs occurring in metallic-looking reniform masses

Word History

Etymology

French, from Allemont, Allemond, Isère department, France, its locality + French -ite

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of allemontite was in 1850

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“Allemontite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allemontite. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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