helvite

noun
hel·​vite | \ˈhelˌvīt\
variants: or less commonly helvin \ -​və̇n \ or helvine \ ", -​ˌvēn \
plural -s

Definition of helvite 

: a silicate mineral (Mn,Fe,Zn)8Be6O24S2 consisting of sulfide of manganese and beryllium and usually containing also iron and zinc that is isomorphous with danalite and genthelvite

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History and Etymology for helvite

helvite alteration (influenced by -ite) of helvin; helvin, helvine from German helvin, from Latin helvus light-bay-colored + German -in

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