allomorphite

noun
al·lo·mor·phite
plural -s

Definition of allomorphite 

: a mineral consisting of barite that resembles anhydrite

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First Known Use of allomorphite

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allomorphite

German allomorphit, from Greek allomorphos of strange shape (from all- + -morphos -morphous) + German -it -ite

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