plural -s
: a mineral (Pb,Tl)2(Cu,Ag)As5S10 consisting of sulfide of lead, copper, and arsenic, with thallium and silver replacing variable amounts of lead and copper, and occurring in small red orthorhombic crystals

Word History


Arthur Hutchinson †1937 English mineralogist + English -ite

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“Hutchinsonite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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