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gersdorffite

[gerz-dawr-fahyt, gers-]
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noun
  1. a mineral, sulfide-arsenide of nickel, NiAsS, occurring in metallic, light-gray cubes.
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Origin of gersdorffite

1840–50; < German, after von Gersdorff, the name of a 19th-century family of mine owners in Austria; see -ite1
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