seligmannite

noun
sel·​ig·​mann·​ite | \ ˈselə̇gməˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of seligmannite

: a mineral PbCuAsS3 consisting of a lead and copper arsenic sulfide and occurring in metallic lead-gray orthorhombic crystals

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History and Etymology for seligmannite

German seligmannit, from Gustav Seligmann †1920 German banker and mineral collector + German -it -ite

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“Seligmannite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seligmannite. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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