animikite

noun anim·i·kite \əˈniməˌkīt\

Definition of animikite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a silver antimonide occurring in white or gray granular masses

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Origin and Etymology of animikite

animiki- (borrowed from a Northwestern Ojibwe cognate of Minnesota Ojibwe animiiki “thunderbird, thunderer“, alluding to Thunder Bay, Lake Superior, Ontario, near which it was discovered) + 1-ite


First Known Use: circa 1894


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