emplectite

noun em·plec·tite \ə̇mˈplekˌtīt, em-\

Definition of emplectite

plural

-s

  1. :  a grayish or white metallic-looking mineral consisting of a compound of copper, bismuth, and sulfur CuBiS2 occurring in thin prisms

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Origin and Etymology of emplectite

German emplektit, from Greek emplektos inwoven + German -it -ite


First Known Use: 1856


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