variants or aeschynite
plural -s
: a mineral (Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Cb)2O6 consisting of a rare oxide of titanium, columbium, cerium, and other metals isomorphous with priorite and found in nearly black prismatic crystals

Word History


German äschynit, from äschyn- (from Greek aischynē shame) + German -it -ite

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“Eschynite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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