jeremejevite

noun
jer·​e·​me·​jev·​ite
variants: or less commonly eremeyevite \ ˌ(y)erəˈmā(y)ə|ˌvīt , |fīt \
plural -s

Definition of jeremejevite

: a mineral AlBO3 consisting of aluminum borate in colorless or yellowish hexagonal crystals (hardness 6.5, specific gravity 3.28)

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History and Etymology for jeremejevite

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

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“Jeremejevite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jeremejevite. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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