bournonite

noun
bour·​non·​ite | \ ˈbōrnəˌnīt, ˈbȯr-, ˈbu̇r- \
plural -s

Definition of bournonite

: a mineral PbCuSbS3 consisting of a steel-gray or black metallic-looking sulfide of antimony, lead, and copper occurring in orthorhombic crystals, and also massive — see wheel ore

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History and Etymology for bournonite

Count J. L. de Bournon †1825 French mineralogist + English -ite

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“Bournonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bournonite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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