schirmerite

noun
schir·​mer·​ite | \ ˈshərməˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of schirmerite

: a mineral PbAg4Bi4S9 consisting of a sulfide of bismuth, silver, and lead

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History and Etymology for schirmerite

J. H. L. Schirmer, 19th century American mint superintendent + English -ite

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“Schirmerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schirmerite. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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