Holmquistite

noun Holm·quist·ite \ˈhōmˌkwiˌstīt also -ōlm-\

Definition of Holmquistite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Na,K,Ca)Li(Mg,Fe)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2 consisting of an alkali and a silicate of iron, magnesium, lithium, and aluminum and related to hornblende

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Origin and Etymology of holmquistite

Swedish hölmquistit, from Persian Johan Hölmquist, Swedish scientist + Swedish -it -ite


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