djalmaite

noun
djal·​ma·​ite | \ ˈjalməˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of djalmaite

: an isometric oxide of uranium, tantalum, columbium, and other minerals closely related to betafite

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History and Etymology for djalmaite

Portuguese djalmaita, from Djalma Guimarães, 20th century Brazilian mineralogist + Portuguese -ita -ite

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“Djalmaite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/djalmaite. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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