vrbaite

noun
vrba·​ite | \ ˈvərbəˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of vrbaite

: a mineral TlAs2SbS5 consisting of a sulfide of thallium, arsenic, and antimony and occurring in small gray-black to dark-red orthorhombic crystals

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History and Etymology for vrbaite

German vrbait, from Karel Vrba †1922 Bohemian mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Vrbaite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vrbaite. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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