matildite

noun
ma·​til·​dite | \ -ˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of matildite

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

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History and Etymology for matildite

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

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“Matildite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matildite. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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