variants or gismondine
plural -s
: a mineral CaAl2Si2O8.4H2O consisting of a light-colored hydrous calcium aluminum silicate occurring in pyramidal crystals

Word History


gismondite from gismondine + -ite; gismondine from German gismondin, from C. G. Gismondi †1824 Italian mineralogist + German -in -ine

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“Gismondite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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