tennantite

[ten-uh n-tahyt]

noun

a mineral, copper arsenic sulfide, approximately Cu3AsS3: a copper ore and an end member of a series of solid solutions into which antimony enters to form tetrahedrite.

Origin of tennantite

1830–40; after S. Tennant; see -ite1
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