brownmillerite

noun
brown·​mil·​ler·​ite | \ ˈbrau̇nˌmiləˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of brownmillerite

: a mineral Ca2AlFeO5 consisting of an oxide of calcium, iron, and aluminum

History and Etymology for brownmillerite

German brownmillerit, from L. T. Brownmiller, born 1902 American chemist + German -it -ite

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“Brownmillerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brownmillerite. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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