plagionite

noun
pla·​gi·​o·​nite | \ ˈplājēəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of plagionite

: a mineral Pb5Sb8S17 consisting of a lead antimony sulfide of a blackish lead-gray color and metallic luster (specific gravity 5.4)

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History and Etymology for plagionite

German plagionit, from Greek plagion, neuter of plagios oblique + German -it -ite

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“Plagionite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plagionite. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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