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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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