itabirite

noun
ita·​bi·​rite | \ ˌētəˈbiˌrīt \
plural -s

Definition of itabirite

: a quartzite containing micaceous hematite

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History and Etymology for itabirite

Itabira (now, Presidente Vargas), town in Minas Gerais state, Brazil) + English -ite

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“Itabirite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/itabirite. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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