Definition of dietzeite
: a yellow mineral Ca2(IO3)2(CrO4) commonly in fibrous or columnar form (hardness 3–4, specific gravity 3.70)
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Origin and Etymology of dietzeite
German dietzeit, from August Dietze †about 1893 German chemist + German -it -ite
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