chiviatite

noun
chiv·​i·​a·​tite | \ ˌchivēˈäˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of chiviatite

: a mineral Pb2Bi6S11 consisting of a lead bismuth sulfide in lead-gray foliated masses

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History and Etymology for chiviatite

German chiviatit, from Chiviato, Peru, its locality + German -it -ite

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“Chiviatite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiviatite. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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