plural -s
: a mineral (Zn,Fe,Mn)8Be6Si6O24S2 consisting of a silicate and sulfide of zinc and beryllium and usually containing also iron and manganese isomorphous with danalite and helvite

Word History


Frederick A. Genth †1893 American mineralogist born in Germany + English helvite

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“Genthelvite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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