noun in·yo·ite \ˈin(ˌ)yōˌīt\

Definition of inyoite



  1. :  a mineral Ca2B6O11.13H2O consisting of a hydrous calcium borate occurring in colorless monoclinic crystals (hardness 2, specific gravity 2)

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Origin and Etymology of inyoite

Inyo county, California, its locality + English -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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