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noun brook·ite \ˈbru̇-ˌkīt\

Definition of brookite

  1. :  titanium dioxide TiO2 occurring as a mineral in orthorhombic crystals commonly translucent brown or opaque brown to black



Origin and Etymology of brookite

Henry J. Brooke †1857 English mineralogist


First Known Use: 1825


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