cordylite

noun
cor·​dyl·​ite | \ ˈkȯ(r)dᵊlˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of cordylite

: a mineral (Ce,La)2Ba(CO3)3F2 consisting of a carbonate and fluoride of cerium, lanthanum, and barium

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History and Etymology for cordylite

International Scientific Vocabulary cordyl- (from Late Greek kordylē club) + -ite; originally formed as German kordylit

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“Cordylite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cordylite. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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