klaprothite

noun klap·roth·ite \ˈklaprəˌthīt\
variants: or

klaprotholite

\klaˈprȯthəˌlīt\

Definition of klaprothite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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