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

Word History


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

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“Dufrenoysite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dufrenoysite. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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