enargite

[ en-ahr-jahyt, en-er-jahyt ]
/ ɛnˈɑr dʒaɪt, ˈɛn ərˌdʒaɪt /

noun

a mineral, copper arsenic and sulfide, Cu3AsS4, occurring in the form of black orthorhombic crystals having perfect cleavage: an important source of copper.

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Origin of enargite

1850–55; <Greek enarg(ḗs) brilliant (en-en-2 + -argēs, akin to argós bright, árgyros silver) + -ite1
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