rickardite


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rickardite

[′rik·ər‚dīt]
(mineralogy)
Cu4Te3 A deep-purple mineral composed of copper telluride, occurring in masses.
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The copper telluride rickardite was named in his honor in 1903, based on specimens he collected while working as a mining engineer for the Good Hope mine in Gunnison County, Colorado.