germanite

noun ger·ma·nite

Definition of germanite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of germanite

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


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