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