fizelyite

noun
fi·​ze·​ly·​ite | \ fə̇ˈzālēˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of fizelyite

: a mineral Pb5Ag2Sb8S18(?) consisting of a lead silver antimony sulfide occurring as a metallic lead-gray prism

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History and Etymology for fizelyite

Hungarian fizélyite, from Sandor Fizély, 20th century Hungarian mining engineer, its discover + Hungarian -it -ite

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“Fizelyite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fizelyite. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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