noun, often capitalized E
ear·​land·​ite | \ ˈirlənˌdīt, ˈər-\
plural -s

Definition of earlandite

: a mineral Ca3(C6H5O7)2.4H2O consisting of a hydrous citrate of calcium found in ocean-bottom sediments from the Weddell sea

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History and Etymology for earlandite

Arthur Earland †1958 English civil servant + English -ite

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