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crookesite

[ krook-sahyt ]
/ ˈkrʊk saɪt /
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noun
a rare mineral, selenide of copper, thallium, and silver, (Cu, Tl, Ag)2Se, occurring in steel-gray, compact masses.
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Origin of crookesite

1865–70; after Sir W. Crookes; see -ite1
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