noun her·cy·nite \ˈhərsənˌīt\

Definition of hercynite



  1. :  a black mineral FeAl2O4 consisting of an oxide of iron and aluminum and constituting a member of the spinel series

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Origin and Etymology of hercynite

German hercynit, from Latin Hercynia (silva), its locality + German -it -ite

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