plural -s
: a tetragonal arsenite of copper of unknown formula characterized by short often bent prismatic crystals which can be broken into flexible fibers because of the excellent prismatic cleavages

Word History


German trippkeit, from Paul Trippke †1880 Polish mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Trippkeite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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