argyrodite

noun
ar·​gyr·​o·​dite
plural -s

Definition of argyrodite

: a steel-gray mineral Ag8GeS6 consisting of silver, germanium, and sulfur

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History and Etymology for argyrodite

International Scientific Vocabulary argyrod- (from Greek argyrōdēs rich in silver, from argyros silver + -ōdēs -ode) + ite; originally formed as German argyrodit

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“Argyrodite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/argyrodite. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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