naumannite

noun nau·mann·ite \ˈnȯməˌnīt, ˈnau̇m-\

Definition of naumannite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of naumannite

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


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