Definition of chkalovite
: a mineral Na2BeSi2O6 that consists of a rare silicate of sodium and beryllium
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Origin and Etymology of chkalovite
Russian chkalovit, from Chkalov, city of Chkalov region, U.S.S.R. + Russian -it -ite
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