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emplectite

[ em-plek-tahyt ]
/ ɛmˈplɛk taɪt /
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noun
a mineral, copper and bismuth sulfide, occurring in the form of thin gray prisms, found with quartz.
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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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