Meaning of anthraconite in English:

anthraconite

Pronunciation /anˈθrakənʌɪt/

noun

Geology
  • A black or dark grey form of limestone containing bituminous matter or carbon; especially = "stinkstone".

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Jameson (1774–1854), geologist and natural historian. From German Anthraconit, with remodelling of the ending after -ite.