naumannite

[naw-muh-nahyt, nou-]

noun

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

Origin of naumannite

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