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

Word History


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

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“Canfieldite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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