embolite

noun
em·​bo·​lite | \ ˈembəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of embolite

: a mineral Ag(Cl, Br) consisting of native silver chloride and bromide and resembling cerargyrite

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History and Etymology for embolite

German embolit, from Greek embolion + German -it -ite

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“Embolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embolite. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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