ferruccite

noun
fer·​ruc·​cite | \ fəˈrüˌchīt \
plural -s

Definition of ferruccite

: a mineral NaBF4 consisting of sodium fluoborate occurring in minute orthorhombic crystals at Vesuvius

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History and Etymology for ferruccite

Italian, from Ferruccio Zambonini †1932 Italian mineralogist + Italian -ite

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“Ferruccite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ferruccite. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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