zykaite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of Dr. Vaclav Zyka, Czech geochemist, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

zykaite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A dull, soft, translucent greyish-white mineral consisting of arsenic, hydrogen, iron, sulfur and oxygen.

Further reading[edit]

  • Zykaite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.