horsfordite

noun

hors·​ford·​ite
ˈhȯ(r)sfə(r)ˌdīt
plural -s
: a mineral Cu5Sb consisting of a massive silver-white copper antimony alloy (specific gravity 8.8)

Word History

Etymology

Eben N. Horsford †1893 American chemist + English -ite

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“Horsfordite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horsfordite. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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