cooperite

noun
coop·​er·​ite | \ ˈküpəˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of cooperite

: a steel-gray mineral PtS of metallic luster consisting of a sulfide of platinum belonging to the tetragonal system and occurring usually in irregular grains

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History and Etymology for cooperite

R. A. Cooper, flourished about 1920, who first described it + English -ite

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“Cooperite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cooperite. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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