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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Origin and Etymology of jeremejevite
French jéréméiéwite, from Pavel V. Eremeev (Jeremeiew) †1899 Russian mineralogist + French -ite -ite
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