maldonite

noun
mal·​don·​ite | \ ˈmȯldəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of maldonite

: a mineral of variable composition but approximately Au2Bi consisting of an alloy of gold and bismuth

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History and Etymology for maldonite

Maldon, Victoria, Australia, its locality + English -ite

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“Maldonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maldonite. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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