clausthalite

noun claus·thal·ite \ˈklau̇stəˌlīt\

Definition of clausthalite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of clausthalite

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


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