noun hins·dal·ite \ˈhinzˌdāˌlīt, -dəˌl-\

Definition of hinsdalite



  1. :  a mineral (Pb,Sr)Al3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6 consisting of a basic lead and strontium aluminum sulphate and phosphate occurring in coarse crystals and masses

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Origin and Etymology of hinsdalite

Hinsdale county, Colorado, its locality + English -ite

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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