hieratite

noun
hi·​er·​a·​tite | \ ˈhīərəˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of hieratite

: a mineral K2SiF6 consisting of potassium fluosilicate found as grayish concretions in the fumaroles of Vulcano

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History and Etymology for hieratite

Italian, from Hiera (Vulcano), one of the Lipari islands, Italy + Italian -ite

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hieratic

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“Hieratite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hieratite. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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