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  1. kobellite(Noun)

    A grey, fibrous, metallic mineral, a sulfide of antimony, bismuth, and lead.

  2. Origin: after German mineralogist Wolfgang Franz von Kobell.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kobellite(noun)

    a blackish gray mineral, a sulphide of antimony, bismuth, and lead

  2. Origin: [From Franz von Kobell, of Munich.]


  1. Kobellite

    Kobellite is a gray, fibrous, metallic mineral, a sulfide of antimony, bismuth, and lead. It is a member of the izoklakeite - berryite series with silver and iron substituting in the copper site and a vaying ratio of bismuth, antimony, and lead. It crystallizes with orthorhombic dipyramidal crystals. Locations include Hvena, Sweden; Ouray, Colorado; and Wake County, North Carolina, USA. Named after Wolfgang Franz von Kobell, German mineralogist.


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