rickardite

noun

rick·​ard·​ite
ˈrikə(r)ˌdīt
plural -s
: a mineral Cu4Te3 consisting of a copper telluride and occurring in deep metallic purple masses

Word History

Etymology

Thomas A. Rickard †1953 American mining engineer + English -ite

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“Rickardite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rickardite. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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