rammelsbergite

[ram-uh lz-bur-gahyt]

noun

a mineral, essentially nickel diarsenide, NiAs2.

Nearby words

  1. ramisection,
  2. ramitis,
  3. ramjet,
  4. rammed earth,
  5. rammel,
  6. rammer,
  7. rammish,
  8. rammle,
  9. rammy,
  10. ramon

Origin of rammelsbergite

< German Rammelsbergit (1845), named after Karl Friedrich Rammelsberg (1813–99), German chemist; see -ite1

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