noun ge·ark·sut·ite \jēˈärksəˌtīt\

Definition of gearksutite



  1. :  a mineral CaAl(OH)F4.H2O consisting of an earthy clayey hydrous calcium aluminum fluoride occurring with cryolite

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Origin and Etymology of gearksutite

ge- + arksutite Na5Al3F14 from Arksut (Arsuk) fjord, Greenland + English -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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