proustite

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Proustite
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Etymology[edit]

Named after French chemist Joseph L. Proust (1754-1826) in 1832.[1]

Noun[edit]

proustite (usually uncountable, plural proustites)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral, Ag3AsS3, often found with pyragyrite in silver veins.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997