matildite

noun ma·til·dite \-ˌdīt\

Definition of matildite

plural

-s

  1. :  a silver bismuth sulfide AgBiS2 occurring in slender gray crystals (specific gravity 6.9)

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Origin and Etymology of matildite

Italian matildite, from Matilda, mine near Morococha, Peru + Italian -ite


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