hoegbomite

noun

hoeg·​bom·​ite
ˈhōgbəˌmīt,
ˈhāg-
plural -s
: a mineral Mg(Al,Fe,Ti)4O7(?) consisting of an oxide of magnesium, aluminum, iron, and titanium

Word History

Etymology

Swedish högbomit, from Arvid Gustaf Högbom, 20th century Swedish scientist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Hoegbomite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoegbomite. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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