variants or ishkildite
plural -s
: a mineral Mg15Si11O27(OH)20 consisting of a basic silicate of magnesium

Word History


Russian ishkil'dit, from Ishkyldino, Middle Volga district, U.S.S.R., its locality + Russian -it -ite

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“Ishkyldite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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