fersmanite

noun fers·man·ite \ˈfərzməˌnīt, -rsm-\
variants: less commonly

fersmannite

\ˈfərzməˌnīt, -rsm-\

Definition of fersmanite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Na,Ca)2(Ti,Cb)Si(O,F)6 consisting of a silicate fluoride of sodium, calcium, titanium, and columbium

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Origin and Etymology of fersmanite

Russian fersmanit, from Aleksandr E. Fersman †1945 Russian mineralogist + Russian -it -ite


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