plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ambatoarinite was in 1916

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“Ambatoarinite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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