fersmite

noun
fers·mite | \-ˌmīt\
plural -s

Definition of fersmite 

: a mineral (Ca,Ce)(Cb,Ti)2(O,F)6 consisting of an oxide and fluoride of calcium and columbium with cerium and titanium

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History and Etymology for fersmite

Russian fersmit, from A. E.Fersman + Russian -it -ite

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