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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A rare sulpharsenite of thallium, lead, silver, and copper, occurring in orthorhombic crystals of prismatic habit and red to grayish-black color: found in the dolomite of the Binnenthal, Switzerland.

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  • noun mineralogy A rare sulfosalt mineral of thallium, arsenic and lead.

Etymologies

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Arthur Hutchinson (1866-1937), Cambridge mineralogist, and -ite.

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