naumannite

noun
nau·​mann·​ite | \ ˈnȯməˌnīt, ˈnau̇m- \
plural -s

Definition of naumannite

: a mineral (Ag2Se) consisting of a silver selenide in iron-black cubic crystals or massive (specific gravity 8)

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History and Etymology for naumannite

German naumannit, from Karl F. Naumann †1873 German mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Naumannite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naumannite. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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