stephanite

noun
steph·​an·​ite | \ ˈstefəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of stephanite

: a mineral Ag5SbS4 consisting of an orthorhombic iron black sulfide of silver and antimony and having metallic luster

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History and Etymology for stephanite

German stephanit, from Archduke Stephan of Austria †1867 + German -it -ite

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“Stephanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stephanite. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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