anilite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after type locality Ani mine in Akita (Japan) +‎ -lite.

Noun[edit]

anilite (usually uncountable, plural anilites)

  1. (mineralogy) An orthorhombic-dipyramidal bluish gray mineral containing copper and sulfur.

Further reading[edit]

  • Anilite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • anilite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016