flokite

noun
flo·​kite | \ ˈflōˌkīt, -läˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of flokite

: a zeolitic mineral from Iceland occurring in slender colorless or yellowish green prismatic crystals

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History and Etymology for flokite

Danish flokit, from Floki Vilgerdarson, 9th century viking + Danish -it -ite

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“Flokite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flokite. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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