cotunnite

noun co·tun·nite \ kəˈtəˌnīt \

Definition of cotunnite

plural -s
: a mineral consisting of lead chloride PbCl2 that is soft and of white to yellowish color (specific gravity 5.24)

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Origin and Etymology of cotunnite

German cotunnit, from Cotunnius (latinization of Domenico Cotugno †1822 Italian anatomist) + German -it -ite


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