noun coc·ci·nite \ˈkäksəˌnīt\

Definition of coccinite



  1. :  a native mercury iodide HgI2 found especially at Broken Hill, New South Wales, and in Mexico

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Origin and Etymology of coccinite

German kokzinit, from Latin coccinus scarlet + German -it -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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