robinsonite

noun
rob·​in·​son·​ite | \ ˈräbə̇nsəˌnīt also probably by n-dissimilation ÷-bəs- \
plural -s

Definition of robinsonite

: a mineral Pb7Sb12S25 consisting of a sulfide of lead and antimony that is found in Pershing county, Nevada

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History and Etymology for robinsonite

Stephen C. Robinson, born 1911 Canadian geologist + English -ite

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“Robinsonite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/robinsonite. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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