Definition of clinohedrite
: a calcium zinc silicate CaZnSiO3(OH)2 occurring in the form of colorless, white, or purplish monoclinic crystals (hardness 5.5, specific gravity 3.33)
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Origin and Etymology of clinohedrite
International Scientific Vocabulary clin- + Greek hedra seat, base + International Scientific Vocabulary -ite; originally formed as German klinoëdrit
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