earlandite

noun, often capitalized E ear·land·ite \ ˈirlənˌdīt , ˈər- \

Definition of earlandite

plural -s
: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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Origin and Etymology of earlandite

Arthur Earland †1958 English civil servant + English -ite


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