emplectite

[ em-plek-tahyt ]
/ ɛmˈplɛk taɪt /

noun

a mineral, copper and bismuth sulfide, occurring in the form of thin gray prisms, found with quartz.

Nearby words

  1. empirism,
  2. empiristic,
  3. emplace,
  4. emplacement,
  5. emplane,
  6. emplore,
  7. employ,
  8. employable,
  9. employe,
  10. employee

Origin of emplectite

1855–60; < Greek émplekt(os) inwoven (em- em-2 + plek-, stem of plékein to plait + -tos adj. suffix) + -ite1

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