geocronite

noun
ge·​oc·​ro·​nite | \ jēˈäkrəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of geocronite

: a mineral Pb5(Sb,As)2S3 consisting of a usually massive lead-gray lead antimony arsenic sulfide

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History and Etymology for geocronite

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 7 Apr. 2020.

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