cortlandtite

noun

cort·​landt·​ite
ˈkȯ(r)tlənˌdīt,
-nˌtīt
plural -s
: a variety of periodotite consisting essentially of hornblende and olivine

Word History

Etymology

Cortlandt township, Westchester county, New York + English -ite

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“Cortlandtite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cortlandtite. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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