Definition of nowackiite in English:

nowackiite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A trigonal sulphide of copper, zinc, and arsenic occurring as grey or black crystals at Lengenbach, Switzerland; Cu₆Zn₃As₄S₁₂.

Origin

1960s. From the name of Werner Nowacki, Swiss crystallographer + -ite.

Pronunciation

nowackiite

/nə(ʊ)ˈvatskɪʌɪt/