duplexite

noun

du·​plex·​ite
ˈd(y)üˌplekˌsīt
plural -s
: a mineral perhaps Be4Ca6Al2Si14O41.2H2O consisting of hydrous beryllium calcium aluminosilicate

Word History

Etymology

S. Duplex, 20th century Australian quarry manager who found it + English -ite

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“Duplexite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duplexite. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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