cerite

noun
ce·rite | \ ˈsirˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of cerite 

1 : a mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of cerium and allied metals occurring generally in brownish masses (hardness 5.5, specific gravity 4.86)

2 [ Swedish cerin allanite (from cerium + -in -ine) + English -ite ] : allanite

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History and Etymology for cerite

Swedish cerit, from New Latin Ceres, an asteroid + Swedish -it -ite

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