Definition of nuissierite in English:

nuissierite

(also nussiérite)

noun

Mineralogy
  • A variety of pyromorphite in which lead has been partly replaced by calcium.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William T. Brande (1788–1866), chemist. From French nussiérite, nuissierite from the name of the Nussière (also Nuissière) mine in Chenelette, in the department of Rhône in east-central France + -ite.

Pronunciation

nuissierite

/ˈnwɪsiərʌɪt//ˈnʌsɪərʌɪt/