smithite

smithite

[′smi‚thīt]
(mineralogy)
AgAsS2 A red monoclinic mineral composed of silver arsenic sulfide and occurring as small crystals.
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OWEN SMITH has insisted he is a "Smithite" who will fight for the party from the centre ground.
If the mineral is named after a person with a space or a capital letter in the name, the name should be modified to eliminate them, e.g., mcnearite, not mcNearite; joesmithite, not joe smithite. Otherwise, the original spelling of the person's name should be retained.
The mineralization consisted of patches, grains and intergrowths of argentite/acanthite, proustite, xanthoconite, smithite, miargyrite, argyrodite, unidentified bismuth sulfosalts (Gasparrini, 1978), jordanite, pyrargyrite and gersdorffite (Taylor, 1984).