plural -s
: a mineral consisting of lead selenide PbSe and resembling galena in appearance (specific gravity 7.6–8.8)

Word History


French clausthalie clausthalite (from Clausthal, Germany, its locality + French -ie) + English -ite

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“Clausthalite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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