geocronite

noun

ge·​oc·​ro·​nite
jēˈäkrəˌnīt
plural -s
: a mineral Pb5(Sb,As)2S3 consisting of a usually massive lead-gray lead antimony arsenic sulfide

Word History

Etymology

German geokronit, from geo- ge- + Kronos, leader of the Titans in Greek mythology (from Greek) + German -it -ite

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“Geocronite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geocronite. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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