hedleyite

noun
hed·​ley·​ite | \ ˈhedlēˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of hedleyite

: a mineral approximately Bi7Te3 consisting of an alloy of bismuth and tellurium

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History and Etymology for hedleyite

Hedley, British Columbia, its locality + English -ite

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“Hedleyite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedleyite. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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