delorenzite

noun
de·​lo·​ren·​zite | \ ˌdēləˈrenˌzīt, ˌdel- \
plural -s

Definition of delorenzite

: a mineral approximately (Y,U,Fe)(Ti,Sn)3O8 consisting of an oxide chiefly of titanium, tin, yttrium, uranium, and iron

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History and Etymology for delorenzite

Italian, from G. De Lorenzo, born 1871 Italian geologist + Italian -ite

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“Delorenzite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/delorenzite. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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