loellingite

noun
loel·​ling·​ite
variants: or less commonly löllingite \ ˈleliŋˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of loellingite

: a mineral FeAs2 consisting of a tin-white iron arsenide that is isomorphous with arsenopyrite and usually occurs massive

called also leucopyrite

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History and Etymology for loellingite

German löllingit, from Lölling, town in Austria, its locality + German -it -ite

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“Loellingite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loellingite. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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