angaralite

noun
an·​gar·​a·​lite | \ anˈgarəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of angaralite

: a mineral Mg2(Al, Fe)10Si6O29 consisting of a magnesium aluminum iron silicate and occurring in thin black plates (specific gravity 5.6)

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First Known Use of angaralite

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for angaralite

German angaralith, from Angara river, U.S.S.R., its locality + German -lith -lite

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“Angaralite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/angaralite. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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