Meaning of livingstonite in English:

livingstonite

Pronunciation /ˈlɪvɪŋstənʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A greyish-black mercury-containing mineral occurring typically as needles and fibrous crystals.

    Livingstonite is a sulphide of antimony and mercury, HgSb₄S₈. Crystal system: monoclinic.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From the name of David Livingstone + -ite, after Spanish livingstonite.