plural -s
: a lead arsenate and chloride Pb5Cl(AsO4)3 isomorphous with pyromorphite

Word History


German mimetit, from French mimétèse mimetite (from Greek mimētēs imitator, from mimeisthai to imitate) + German -it -ite; from its resemblance to pyromorphite

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“Mimetite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mimetite. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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