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  • n. A rare silver tin sulfide mineral.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rare sulphid of tin and silver, containing also a small amount of germanium, found in black octahedrons with brilliant metallic luster at La Paz, Bolivia.

Etymologies

Canfield +‎ -ite, after American mining engineer Frederick Alexander Canfield (1849-1926). (Wiktionary)

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