sperrylite

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sper·ry·lite

 (spĕr′ĭ-līt′)
n.
A white crystalline platinum mineral, essentially PtAs2.

[After Francis Louis Sperry (died 1906), Canadian chemist.]

sperrylite

(ˈspɛrɪˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a white metallic mineral consisting of platinum arsenide in cubic crystalline form. Formula: PtAs2
[C19: named after F. L. Sperry, Canadian chemist]

sper•ry•lite

(ˈspɛr əˌlaɪt)

n.
a silvery white mineral, platinum arsenide, PtAs2, the only neutral platinum compound.
[1889; after Francis Latin. Sperry (c1862–1906), U.S. chemist, who discovered it; see -lite]
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