jamesonite

noun
jame·​son·​ite | \ ˈjām(p)səˌnīt, -məs- \
plural -s

Definition of jamesonite

: a gray orthorhombic mineral Pb4FeSb6S14 consisting of a lead antimony iron sulfide, having a metallic luster, and occurring in fibrous masses

History and Etymology for jamesonite

Robert Jameson †1854 Scottish mineralogist + English -ite

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“Jamesonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jamesonite. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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