Definition of meneghinite in English:

meneghinite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A monoclinic sulphide and antimonide of lead and copper, CuPb₁₃Sb₇S₂₄, that is a rare ore mineral for the latter elements usually occurring as greyish-black prisms and in fibrous masses.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From the name of Giuseppe Meneghini, Italian biologist, palaeontologist, and geologist + -ite.

Pronunciation

meneghinite

/mɛnɪˈɡiːnʌɪt/