aloisiite

noun
alo·​isi·​ite | \ˌaləˈwiˌshīt, -wis(h)ēˌīt\
plural -s

Definition of aloisiite 

: a mineral consisting of hydrous subsilicate of calcium, ferrous iron, magnesium, and sodium occurring in amorphous brown-to-violet masses

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First Known Use of aloisiite

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aloisiite

Prince Luigi (Aloisius) Amedeo †1933 duke of the Abruzzi + English -ite

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