harstigite

noun
hars·​tig·​ite | \ ˈhärstəˌgīt \
plural -s

Definition of harstigite

: a mineral Be2Ca3Si3O11 consisting of a silicate of beryllium and calcium (hardness 5.5, specific gravity 3.05)

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History and Etymology for harstigite

Swedish harstigit, from Harstig mine, Sweden + Swedish -it -ite

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“Harstigite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harstigite. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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