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

Word History


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

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“Gersdorffite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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