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naumannite

[ naw-muh-nahyt, nou- ]
/ ˈnɔ məˌnaɪt, ˈnaʊ- /
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a mineral, silver-lead selenide, (Ag2Pb)Se, usually occurring in iron-black cubic crystals.

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Origin of naumannite

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