jordanite

noun
jor·​dan·​ite | \ ˈjȯ(r)dᵊnˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of jordanite

: a mineral Pb14As7S2(?) consisting of a lead-gray monoclinic lead arsenic sulfide (specific gravity 6.39)

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History and Etymology for jordanite

German jordanit, from Dr. Jordan, 19th century German scientist + German -it -ite

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“Jordanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jordanite. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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