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clausthalite

[ klou-stuh-lahyt ]
/ ˈklaʊ stəˌlaɪt /
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noun
a rare mineral, lead selenide, PbSe, occurring in grayish, granular crystals that have a metallic luster.
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Origin of clausthalite

Named after Clausthal-Zellerfeld, mining city in Germany; see -ite1
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