curtisite

noun cur·tis·ite \ˈkərtə̇ˌsīt\

Definition of curtisite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of hydrocarbon compound C24H18 found at Skaggs Springs, California

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Origin and Etymology of curtisite

P. L. Curtis, 20th century American who discovered it + English -ite


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