alushtite

noun alush·tite \əˈləshˌtīt, ˈalə̇sh-\

Definition of alushtite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a hydrous aluminum silicate and occurring in bluish or greenish claylike crusts and veins

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Origin and Etymology of alushtite

Russian alushtit, from Alushta, town in the Crimea, its locality + Russian -it -ite


First Known Use: circa 1928


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