brookite

play
noun brook·ite \ˈbru̇-ˌkīt\

Definition of brookite

  1. :  titanium dioxide TiO2 occurring as a mineral in orthorhombic crystals commonly translucent brown or opaque brown to black

Origin and Etymology of brookite

Henry J. Brooke †1857 English mineralogist


Learn More about brookite


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up brookite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!