[ em-plek-tahyt ]
/ ɛmˈplɛk taɪt /


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

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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