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enargite

[en-ahr-jahyt, en-er-jahyt] /ɛnˈɑr dʒaɪt, ˈɛn ərˌdʒaɪt/
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a mineral, copper arsenic and sulfide, Cu 3 AsS 4 , occurring in the form of black orthorhombic crystals having perfect cleavage: an important source of copper.
Origin of enargite
1850-1855
1850-55; < Greek enarg(ḗs) brilliant (en- en-2 + -argēs, akin to argós bright, árgyros silver) + -ite1
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  • Our results show indications of isotopic signatures of both abiotic chalcopyrite and enargite dissolution.

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