pavonite

noun
pav·​o·​nite | \ ˈpavəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of pavonite

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

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History and Etymology for pavonite

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

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“Pavonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pavonite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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