genthelvite

noun genthel·vite \ˈgen(t)thəlˌvīt, (ˈ)gent¦helˌ-, genˈthelˌ-\

Definition of genthelvite

plural

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  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of genthelvite

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


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