inderborite

noun
in·​der·​bo·​rite | \ ˌindərˈbōˌrīt, -bȯˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of inderborite

: a mineral CaMgB6O11.11H2O consisting of a hydrous borate of calcium and magnesium

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History and Etymology for inderborite

Russian inderborit, from Lake Inder, Kazakhstan, U.S.S.R., its locality + Russian bor- + -it -ite

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“Inderborite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inderborite. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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