Definition of montroydite in English:

montroydite

noun

Mineralogy
  • Native mercuric oxide, HgO, an orthorhombic mineral occurring as deep red translucent to transparent crystals.

Origin

Early 20th century. From the name of MontroySharpe, U.S. mine owner + -ite.

Pronunciation

montroydite

/mɒnˈtrɔɪdʌɪt/