barylite

noun
bar·​y·​lite | \ ˈbarəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of barylite

: a mineral BaBe2Si2O7 consisting of rare silicate of barium and beryllium occurring in colorless prismatic crystals (hardness 7, specific gravity 4.03)

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History and Etymology for barylite

International Scientific Vocabulary bary- + -lite; originally formed as German barylit

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“Barylite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barylite. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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