Definition of partzite in English:

partzite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A cubic oxide and hydroxide of antimony and copper, Cu₂Sb₂(O,OH)₇, that belongs to the stibiconite group, varying in colour from yellowish green to blackish green and found as an alteration product of antimonial sulphide ores.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From the name of August F. W. Partz (fl. 1849–97), German-born U.S. assayer and mineralogist + -ite.

Pronunciation

partzite

/ˈpɑːtsʌɪt/