bismuthinite

noun
bis·​muth·​in·​ite | \ˈbizməthə̇ˌnīt, ˈbism-, -mət͟hə̇ˌ-;(ˈ)biz¦mə-, -myü-\
plural -s

Definition of bismuthinite 

: a mineral Bi2S3 consisting of native bismuth sulfide usually in foliated or fibrous masses of lead-gray color and metallic luster

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bismuthine + -ite

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