wehrlite

noun

wehr·​lite
ˈwərˌlīt,
ˈwer-
plural -s
: a mineral approximately Bi2Te3 consisting of a native alloy of bismuth and tellurium

Word History

Etymology

French, from A. Wehrle †1835 Austrian mining commissioner + French -ite

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“Wehrlite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wehrlite. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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