jamesonite

[jeym-suh-nahyt]
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noun

a metallic, dark-gray mineral, lead and iron antimony sulfide: formerly mined for lead.

Origin of jamesonite

1815–25; named after Robert Jameson (1774–1854), Scottish scientist; see -ite1
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