astrakanite

noun
as·​tra·​kan·​ite
variants: or astrakhanite \ ˈastrəkəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of astrakanite

: a variety of the mineral bloedite

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History and Etymology for astrakanite

German astrakanit, irregular from Astrakhan, region in Russia, its locality + German -it -ite

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“Astrakanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astrakanite. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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