variants or less commonly eulytine
plural -s
: a mineral Bi4Si3O12 consisting of a bismuth silicate occurring usually in minute dark-brown or grayish tetrahedral crystals (specific gravity 6.11)

Word History


eulytite from eulytine + -ite; eulytine from German eulytin, from Greek eulytos easily dissolved (from eu- + lytos soluble, from lyein to dissolve, release) + German -in -ine

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“Eulytite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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