an·​chi·​mono·​min·​er·​al | \ -ˌmänō¦min(ə)rəl \

Definition of anchimonomineral

: composed essentially of a single-mineral species

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First Known Use of anchimonomineral

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anchimonomineral

borrowed from German anchi-monomineralisch, from Greek anchí “near” + mono- mono- + German Mineral mineral entry 1 + -isch -ish

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“Anchimonomineral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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