griffithite

noun
grif·​fith·​ite | \ ˈgrifə̇ˌthīt \
plural -s

Definition of griffithite

: a chloritic mineral containing basic magnesium, iron, calcium, and aluminosilicate

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History and Etymology for griffithite

Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California + English -ite

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“Griffithite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/griffithite. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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