Tetradymite meaning

tĕ-trădə-mīt
A steel-gray mineral, chiefly Bi2 Te2 S.
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A pale steel-gray mineral, Bi2Te2S, consisting chiefly of tellurium and bismuth.
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(mineralogy) A grey mineral that is mostly a mixed sulfide of bismuth and tellurium.
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Origin of tetradymite

  • German Tetradymit from Late Greek tetradumos fourfold (from the double twin crystals in which it usually is found) Greek tetra- tetra- didumos double dwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition