derbylite

noun

der·​by·​lite
ˈdərbēˌlīt
plural -s
: a mineral probably Fe6Ti6Sb2O23 consisting of an iron antimonate and titanate in black prismatic orthorhombic crystals (specific gravity 4.53)

Word History

Etymology

Orville A. Derby †1915 American geologist + English -lite

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“Derbylite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/derbylite. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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