Voltzite
Voltzite Voltz"ite, n. [So named in honor of Voltz, a French engineer.] (Min.) An oxysulphide of lead occurring in implanted spherical globules of a yellowish or brownish color; -- called also {voltzine}. [1913 Webster]

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  • voltzite — voltz·ite …   English syllables

  • voltzite — ˈvältˌsīt noun ( s) Etymology: German voltzit, from Philippe L. Voltz died 1840 French mining engineer + German it ite : a mineral Zn5OS4 consisting of a zinc oxysulfide and occurring in implanted spherical globules of a yellowish or reddish… …   Useful english dictionary

  • voltzine — Voltzite Voltz ite, n. [So named in honor of Voltz, a French engineer.] (Min.) An oxysulphide of lead occurring in implanted spherical globules of a yellowish or brownish color; called also {voltzine}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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