schafarzikite

noun

scha·​far·​zik·​ite
ˈshäfə(r)ˌziˌkīt
plural -s
: a mineral Fe5Sb4O11 consisting of an oxide of iron and antimony and occurring in red to brown prismatic acicular crystals

Word History

Etymology

German schafarzikit, from Ferenc Schafarzik †1927 Hungarian mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Schafarzikite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schafarzikite. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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