laurionite

noun

lau·​ri·​on·​ite
ˈlȯrēəˌnīt,
ˈlärē-,
ˈlävrē-
plural -s
: a basic lead chloride Pb(OH)Cl found in prismatic crystals at Laurion, Greece

Word History

Etymology

German laurionit, from Laurion, Greece, its locality + German -it -ite

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“Laurionite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laurionite. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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