glaucodot

noun glau·co·dot \ˈglȯkəˌdät\
variants: less commonly

glaucodote

\-dōt\

Definition of glaucodot

plural

-s

  1. :  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)

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Origin and Etymology of glaucodot

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


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