itacolumite

noun
it·​a·​col·​u·​mite | \ ˌitəˈkäl(y)əˌmīt \
plural -s

Definition of itacolumite

: a schistose micaceous quartzite that is flexible when split into thin slabs

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History and Etymology for itacolumite

Itacolumi, mountain in Minas Gerais state, Brazil + English -ite

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“Itacolumite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/itacolumite. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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