stern·​berg·​ite | \ ˈstərnˌbərˌgīt \
plural -s

Definition of sternbergite

: a dark brown mineral (AgFe2S3) that is a silver iron sulfide and occurs in tabular crystals or soft flexible laminae

History and Etymology for sternbergite

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

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“Sternbergite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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