plural -s
: a grayish black or iron-black copper arsenic sulfide (Cu3AsS4) of metallic luster occurring in small orthorhombic crystals or massive and often containing antimony

Word History


German enargit, from Greek enargēs visible (from en in + argēs bright) + German -it -ite; from its cleavage; akin to Greek argos white

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“Enargite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enargite. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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