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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A native sulphid of bismuth, lead, and copper, of a metallic luster and blackish lead-gray color.

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  • noun mineralogy A sulfide mineral of lead, copper and bismuth.

Etymologies

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Arthur Aikin (1773-1854), English geologist +‎ -ite.

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