jamesonite

noun jame·son·ite \ˈjām(p)səˌnīt, -məs-\

Definition of jamesonite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of jamesonite

Robert Jameson †1854 Scottish mineralogist + English -ite


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