Tennantite
Tennantite Ten"nant*ite, n. [Named after Smithson Tennant, an English chemist.] (Min.) A blackish lead-gray mineral, closely related to tetrahedrite. It is essentially a sulphide of arsenic and copper. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tennantite — Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels[1] Tennantite Mine de Tsumeb Namibie (7x7cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tennantite — ● tennantite nom féminin (de S. Tennant, nom propre) Arséniosulfure naturel de cuivre et de fer, ou cuivre gris arsenical, cubique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tennantite — Infobox mineral name = Tennantite category = Mineral: sulfosalt boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = A sample of tennantite formula = Cu12As4S13 molweight = 1,471.40 gm color = Steel gray to iron gray habit = massive to well formed… …   Wikipedia

  • tennantite — tenantitas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mineralas. formulė (Cu,Fe)₁₂As₄S₁₃ atitikmenys: angl. tennantite rus. теннантит …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tennantite — /ten euhn tuyt /, n. a mineral, copper arsenic sulfide, approximately Cu3AsS3: a copper ore and an end member of a series of solid solutions into which antimony enters to form tetrahedrite. [1830 40; after S. TENNANT; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tennantite — noun A sulfide mineral of iron, copper and arsenic that is an ore of copper …   Wiktionary

  • tennantite — ten·nant·ite …   English syllables

  • tennantite — /ˈtɛnəntaɪt/ (say tenuhntuyt) noun a mineral, copper arsenic sulphide, Cu3AsS3, usually containing some antimony and grading into tetrahedrite; an ore of copper. {named after Smithson Tennant, 1761–1815, English chemist. See ite1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tennantite — ˈtenən.ˌtīt noun ( s) Etymology: Smithson Tennant died 1815 English chemist + English ite : a mineral (Cu,Fe)12As4S13 that consists of a blackish lead gray sulfide of iron, copper, arsenic, and sulfur and is isomorphous with tetrahedrite …   Useful english dictionary

  • Annivite — Tennantite Tennantite Catégorie II : sulfures et sulfosels Tennantite Tsumeb Mine (Région d Oshikoto), Namibie (7x7cm) …   Wikipédia en Français

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