Definition of klaprothite
: a steel-gray mineral Cu6Bi4S9 consisting of a sulfide of copper and bismuth
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Origin and Etymology of klaprothite
klaprothite from German klaprothit, from Martin H. Klaproth †1817 German chemist + German -it -ite; klaprotholite alteration of klaprothite
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