weibullite

noun
wei·​bull·​ite | \ ˈwīˌbu̇ˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of weibullite

: a mineral PbBi(S,Se) consisting of seleniferous sulfide of lead and bismuth and occurring usually in massive prismatic to fibrous aggregates

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History and Etymology for weibullite

Swedish weibullit, from Kristian Oskar M Weibull †1923 Swedish mineralogist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Weibullite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weibullite. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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