hiortdahlite

noun

hiort·​dahl·​ite
ˈyȯ(r)tˌdäˌlīt,
-dəˌl-
plural -s
: a rare mineral (Ca,Na)13Zr3Si9(O,OH,F)33 consisting essentially of a sodium calcium zirconium silicate containing also fluorine and occurring as pale yellow tabular triclinic crystals

Word History

Etymology

Norwegian hiortdahlit, from T. H. Hiortdahl †1925 Norwegian chemist + Norwegian -it -ite

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“Hiortdahlite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hiortdahlite. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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