crookesite

noun crookes·ite \ˈkru̇kˌsīt\

Definition of crookesite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Cu,Tl,Ag)2Se consisting of selenide of copper, thallium, and silver occurring in lead-gray metallic-looking masses (specific gravity 6.9)

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Origin and Etymology of crookesite

French, from Sir Wm. Crookes + French -ite


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