inderite

noun

in·​der·​ite
ˈindəˌrīt
plural -s
: a mineral Mg2B6O11.15H2O consisting of a hydrous borate of magnesium

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Inderite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inderite. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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