metacinnabar

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

meta- +‎ cinnabar

NounEdit

metacinnabar (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A isometric-hextetrahedral form of the mineral, cinnabar, containing mercury and sulfur and ranging from black to grayish white.

ReferencesEdit

  • Metacinnabar in the Mineralogy Database: [1]
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 13:48