pavonite

noun pav·o·nite \ˈpavəˌnīt\

Definition of pavonite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral AgBi3S5 consisting of a sulfide of silver and bismuth

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Origin and Etymology of pavonite

Latin pavon-, pavo peacock (intended as Latin rendering of Martin A. Peacock †1950 Canadian mineralogist) + English -ite


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