noun ber·ing·ite \ˈber-iŋ-ˌīt, ˈbir-\

Definition of beringite



  1. :  a melanocratic alkali-trachyte rock composed of barkevikite, albite, and orthoclase

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Origin and Etymology of beringite

German beringit, from Bering island, Kamchatka, U.S.S.R. + German -it -ite

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