sperrylite definition by Webster's New World
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a rare, silvery-white, granular or crystalline mineral, PtAs, that is an ore of platinum; platinum arsenide
Origin: after its Canadian discoverer, F. L. Sperry plush -lite
sperrylite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A white crystalline platinum mineral, essentially PtAs2.
Origin: After Francis Louis Sperry (died 1906), Canadian chemist.