cordylite

noun cor·dyl·ite \ˈkȯ(r)dəlˌīt\

Definition of cordylite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of cordylite

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


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