noun be·raun·ite \bə-ˈrau̇-ˌnīt, bā-ˈraü-, ˈbā-ˌrau̇-\

Definition of beraunite



  1. :  a mineral consisting of a hydrous basic iron phosphate commonly in brown or dark red druses or radiated globules

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Origin and Etymology of beraunite

German beraunit, from Beraun (Beroun), Czechoslovakia + German -it -ite

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