niggliite

noun

nig·​gli·​ite
ˈniglēˌīt
plural -s
: a mineral PtTe3(?) consisting of a telluride of platinum found in Griqualand East

Word History

Etymology

Paul Niggli †1953 Swiss mineralogist + English -ite

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“Niggliite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/niggliite. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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