tiemannite

[tee-muh-nahyt]

Origin of tiemannite

< German Tiemannit (1855), after W. Tiemann, German scientist who found it; see -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for tiemannite

tiemannite

noun
  1. a grey mineral consisting of mercury selenide. Formula: HgSe

Word Origin for tiemannite

C19: named after J. C. W. F. Tiemann (1848–99), German scientist
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