voltzite

noun
voltz·​ite | \ ˈvältˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of voltzite

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

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History and Etymology for voltzite

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

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“Voltzite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voltzite. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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