quisqueite

noun
quis·​que·​ite | \ ˈkiskēˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of quisqueite

: a brittle black lustrous substance mostly composed of sulfur and carbon and accompanying the vanadium ores of Peru : sulfurous asphaltum

History and Etymology for quisqueite

Quisque, district near Mina Ragra, Pasco, Peru, its locality + English -ite

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“Quisqueite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quisqueite. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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