noun hutch·in·son·ite \ˈhəchə̇nsəˌnīt\

Definition of hutchinsonite



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of hutchinsonite

Arthur Hutchinson †1937 English mineralogist + English -ite

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