noun ber·ze·lian·ite \(ˌ)bər-ˈzēl-yə-ˌnīt, -lē-ə-\

Definition of berzelianite



  1. :  a mineral Cu2Se consisting of copper selenide having a silver-white color when freshly broken (specific gravity 6.7)

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Origin and Etymology of berzelianite

Swedish berzelianit, irregular from Baron J. J. Berzelius †1848 Swedish chemist + Swedish -it -ite

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to criticize severely

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