an·​dor·​ite | \ ˈandəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of andorite

: a mineral consisting of a compound of silver, lead, antimony, and sulfur PbAgSb3S6 occurring in dark gray or black prisms

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First Known Use of andorite

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for andorite

German andorit, from Andor von Semsey †1923 Hungarian nobleman + German -it -ite

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“Andorite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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