variants or less commonly glaucodote
plural -s
: a mineral (Co,Fe)AsS consisting of a grayish white metallic-looking cobalt iron sulfarsenide occurring in orthorhombic crystals or massive (hardness 5, specific gravity 5.9–6.0)

Word History


German glaukodot, from glauk- glauc- + -dot (from Greek dotēr giver, from didonai to give)

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“Glaucodot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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