Definition of coloradoite in English:

coloradoite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A rare mineral consisting of mercury telluride, having a greyish-black colour and metallic lustre and typically occurring as granular masses in association with metallic gold or silver.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. From the name of Colorado + -ite.

Pronunciation

coloradoite

/ˌkɒləˈrɑːdəʊʌɪt/