sperrylite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After American chemist Francis Louis Sperry (1861–1906), +‎ -lite.

Noun[edit]

sperrylite (countable and uncountable, plural sperrylites)

  1. (mineralogy) An isometric-diploidal tin white mineral containing arsenic and platinum.

Further reading[edit]

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