variants or less commonly eremeyevite
plural -s
: a mineral AlBO3 consisting of aluminum borate in colorless or yellowish hexagonal crystals (hardness 6.5, specific gravity 3.28)

Word History


French jéréméiéwite, from Pavel V. Eremeev (Jeremeiew) †1899 Russian mineralogist + French -ite -ite

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“Jeremejevite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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