noun am·ba·to·ar·i·nite \ˌambə(ˌ)tōˈarəˌnīt\

Definition of ambatoarinite



  1. :  a mineral 5SrCO3·4(Ce, La, Di)2(CO3)3·(Ce, La, Di)2O3 consisting of an orthorhombic carbonate of the cerium metals and strontium

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Origin and Etymology of ambatoarinite

French, from Ambatoarina, town near Ambositra, Madagascar, its locality + French -ite

First Known Use: 1916

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