stromeyerite

noun stro·mey·er·ite \ˈstrōˌmīəˌrīt\

Definition of stromeyerite

plural

-s

  1. :  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)

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Origin and Etymology of stromeyerite

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


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