noun car·ne·gie·ite \ˈkärnəgēˌīt, kärˈneg-\

Definition of carnegieite



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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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a brief usually trivial fact

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