tiemannite

tiemannite

[tee-muh-nahyt]
noun
a mineral, mercuric selenide, HgSe, occurring in the form of a compact mass of gray crystals.

Origin:
< German Tiemannit (1855), after W. Tiemann, German scientist who found it; see -ite1

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tiemannite (ˈtiːməˌnaɪt)
 
n
a grey mineral consisting of mercury selenide. Formula: HgSe
 
[C19: named after J. C. W. F. Tiemann (1848--99), German scientist]

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