lillianite

noun
lil·​li·​an·​ite | \ ˈlilēəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of lillianite

: a mineral Pb3Bi2S6 consisting of a steel gray sulfide of lead and bismuth

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History and Etymology for lillianite

German lillianit, from Lillian mine, Leadville, Colorado + German -it -ite

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“Lillianite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lillianite. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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