kupfferite

noun

kupf·​fer·​ite
-fəˌrīt
plural -s
: a green aluminous variety of amphibole

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary kupffer- (from Adolph T. Kupffer †1865 Russian physicist) + -ite

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“Kupfferite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kupfferite. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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