naumannite

[ naw-muh-nahyt, nou- ]
/ ˈnɔ məˌnaɪt, ˈnaʊ- /

noun

a mineral, silver-lead selenide, (Ag2Pb)Se, usually occurring in iron-black cubic crystals.

Nearby words

  1. naughty,
  2. naughty nineties,
  3. naughty step,
  4. naumachia,
  5. naumachy,
  6. nauplius,
  7. nauru,
  8. nauruan,
  9. nausea,
  10. nausea anesthesia

Origin of naumannite

1840–50; after Karl F. Naumann, (1797–1873), German mineralogist; see -ite1

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