noun ishi·ka·wa·ite \ˌishēˈkäwəˌīt\

Definition of ishikawaite



  1. :  a rare mineral (U, Fe, Y, etc.)(Nb, Ta)O4 consisting of an oxide of uranium, iron, niobium, tantalum, yttrium, and the rare-earth metals

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Origin and Etymology of ishikawaite

Ishikawa district, north central Honshu, Japan, its locality + English -ite

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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