colemanite

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noun cole·man·ite \ˈkōl-mə-ˌnīt\

Definition of colemanite

  1. :  a colorless or white mineral consisting of a hydrous calcium borate occurring in monoclinic crystals

Origin and Etymology of colemanite

William T. Coleman †1893 American businessman and mine owner


First Known Use: 1884


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