Meaning of robinsonite in English:

robinsonite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A lead mineral occurring as slender bluish grey prismatic crystals and fibrous or compact masses.

    Robinsonite is a sulphide and antimonide of lead, Pb₄Sb₆S₁₃. Crystal system: monoclinic.

Pronunciation

robinsonite

/ˈrɒbɪnsənʌɪt/ /ˈrɒbɪns(ə)nʌɪt/

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. From the name of Steven Clive Robinson, Canadian geologist + -ite.