homilite

noun
hom·​i·​lite | \ -ˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of homilite

: a mineral (Ca,Fe)3Al5B2Si2O16 consisting of a black or blackish brown iron calcium borosilicate

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History and Etymology for homilite

German or Swedish homilit, from Greek homilein + German or Swedish -it -ite

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“Homilite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homilite. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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