carnegieite

noun
car·​ne·​gie·​ite | \ ˈkärnəgēˌīt, kärˈneg- \
plural -s

Definition of carnegieite

: an artificial mineral NaAlSiO4 consisting of sodium aluminum silicate and related to feldspar

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History and Etymology for carnegieite

Andrew Carnegie + English -ite; from the fact that it was synthesized at the Carnegie Institution of Washington, D.C., founded by Andrew Carnegie

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“Carnegieite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carnegieite. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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