sternbergite

noun

stern·​berg·​ite
ˈstərnˌbərˌgīt
plural -s
: a dark brown mineral (AgFe2S3) that is a silver iron sulfide and occurs in tabular crystals or soft flexible laminae

Word History

Etymology

Count Kaspar M. von Sternberg †1838 Bohemian naturalist + English -ite

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“Sternbergite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sternbergite. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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