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- adj. Pertaining to the moon
- adj. Describing minerals containing selenium (especially when this replaces another element)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It should be noted that it indeed is that additional "bang" in which the implicit benefit of the approach is "hidden" - a lot more person-hours and equipment available on selenian site AND the potential to use that Ares V toy for a lot of additional (scientific) projects in the 2020s that could not be contemplated without it, but again, I digress ..
Mineralogical analysis shows that silver is contained, partly or fully, in the silver bearing minerals pyrargyrite, naumannite a directly cyanide soluble silver mineral and selenian miargyrite.