brownmillerite

noun

brown·​mil·​ler·​ite
ˈbrau̇nˌmiləˌrīt
plural -s
: a mineral Ca2AlFeO5 consisting of an oxide of calcium, iron, and aluminum

Word History

Etymology

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 12 Apr. 2024.

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