noun voltz·ite \ˈvältˌsīt\

Definition of voltzite



  1. :  a mineral Zn5OS4 consisting of a zinc oxysulfide and occurring in implanted spherical globules of a yellowish or reddish color

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Origin and Etymology of voltzite

German voltzit, from Philippe L. Voltz †1840 French mining engineer + German -it -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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