celadonite

noun

cel·​a·​don·​ite
ˈselədᵊnˌīt
plural -s
: a soft green earthy mineral consisting of silicate of iron, magnesium, and potassium

Word History

Etymology

probably from German seladonit, from seladon celadon green (from French céladon) + -it -ite

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“Celadonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celadonite. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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