stromeyerite

noun

stro·​mey·​er·​ite
ˈstrōˌmīəˌrīt
plural -s
: a steel gray mineral CuAgS consisting of silver copper sulfide of metallic luster and usually occurring in compact masses (hardness 2.5–3, specific gravity 6.15–6.3)

Word History

Etymology

German stromeyerit, from Friedrich Strohmeyer †1835 German chemist + German -it -ite

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near stromeyerite

Cite this Entry

“Stromeyerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stromeyerite. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!