xocomecatlite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Nahuatl xocomecatl (grapevine) (alluding to its appearance as a set of green spherules), and -ite.

Noun[edit]

xocomecatlite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A telluride mineral found in cracks in altered rhyolite.

Further reading[edit]

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