weissite

noun
weiss·​ite | \ ˈwīˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of weissite

: a mineral Cu5Te3 consisting of a massive bluish black copper telluride

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History and Etymology for weissite

Louis Weiss, 20th century American mine owner + English -ite

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“Weissite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weissite. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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