diaphorite

noun

di·​aph·​o·​rite
dīˈafəˌrīt
plural -s
: a mineral Pb2Ag3Sb3S8 consisting of sulfide of lead, silver, and antimony in orthorhombic crystals

Word History

Etymology

German diaphorit, from Greek diaphoros different + German -it -ite

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“Diaphorite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diaphorite. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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