hematolite

noun hem·a·to·lite \ˈhemətōˌlīt, ˈhēm-\

Definition of hematolite

plural

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  1. :  a mineral (Mn,Mg)4Al(AsO4)(OH)8 consisting of a brownish red aluminum manganese arsenate in rhombohedral crystals (specific gravity 3.3–3.4)

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Origin and Etymology of hematolite

International Scientific Vocabulary hemat- + -lite; from its color; originally formed as Swedish or German aimatolit


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