canfieldite

noun
can·​field·​ite | \ ˈkanˌfēlˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of canfieldite

: a mineral Ag8SnS6 consisting of silver thiostannate isomorphous with the germanium mineral argyrodite that occurs in black metallic octahedrons (specific gravity 6.28)

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History and Etymology for canfieldite

F.A. Canfield †1926 American mining engineer, + English -ite

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“Canfieldite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canfieldite. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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