Definition of maucherite in English:

maucherite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A tetragonal nickel arsenide, Ni ₁₁ As ₈, occurring as brittle, opaque, reddish-grey crystals which have a metallic lustre and tarnish on exposure.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Maucherit from the name of Wilhelm Maucher, mineral dealer of Munich + -it.

Pronunciation

maucherite

/ˈmaʊxərʌɪt/ /ˈmaʊkərʌɪt/ /ˈmaʊʃərʌɪt/