duplexite

noun
du·​plex·​ite | \ ˈd(y)üˌplekˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of duplexite

: a mineral perhaps Be4Ca6Al2Si14O41.2H2O consisting of hydrous beryllium calcium aluminosilicate

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History and Etymology for duplexite

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 25 Feb. 2020.

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