plural -s
: a mineral Ca2SiO2(OH,F)2 consisting of calcium silicate with hydroxyl or fluoride that is found at Bultfontein, South Africa

Word History


Bultfontein, village in Cape Province, Republic of South Africa + English -ite

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“Bultfonteinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bultfonteinite. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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