noun has·tings·ite \ˈhāstiŋˌzīt\

Definition of hastingsite



  1. :  a sodium-calcium-iron amphibole ideally NaCa2Fe5Al2Si6O22(OH)2 but generally containing a little potassium and magnesium

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Origin and Etymology of hastingsite

Hastings county, Ontario, Canada, its locality + English -ite

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capable of being understood in two ways

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