plural -s
: a mineral Cu3(Ge,Fe, etc.)(S,As)4 consisting of a copper iron germanium sulfide occurring in metallic reddish gray masses

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary germani- (from New Latin germanium) + -ite; originally formed as German germanit

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“Germanite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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