One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The mineral stephanite.
Early 19th century. After German Sprödglaserz, lit. ‘brittle glass ore’ (1791 in the passage translated in quot. 1809; from spröde brittle + Glaserz; with the second element compare also Silberglas: see silver glass).
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