plural -s
: a mineral consisting of a chloroaluminosilicate of sodium, potassium, iron, and magnesium (Na,K)Ca2(Fe,Mg)5(Si,Al)8O22Cl2 and belonging near hastingsite in the amphibole group

Word History


Russian dashkesanit, from Dashkesan, Azerbaijan, U.S.S.R., its locality + Russian -it -ite

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“Dashkesanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dashkesanite. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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