noun du·fre·noy·site \ˌd(y)üfrəˈnȯiˌzīt\

Definition of dufrenoysite



  1. :  a lead-gray mineral Pb2As2S5 consisting of a compound of lead arsenic sulfide occurring in orthorhombic crystals or massive

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Origin and Etymology of dufrenoysite

French dufrénoysite, irregular from O.P.A. Petit-Dufrénoy + French -ite

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