noun dash·ke·san·ite \ˌdashkəˈsaˌnīt\

Definition of dashkesanite



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of dashkesanite

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

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