gersdorffite

noun gers·dorff·ite \ˈgerzˌdȯrˌfīt, ˈgersˌ-\

Definition of gersdorffite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral NiAsS consisting of a silver-white to steel-gray nickel sulfarsenide that may also contain some iron and cobalt

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Origin and Etymology of gersdorffite

German gersdorffit, from the von Gersdorff family, 19th century Austrian mine owners + German -it -ite


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