joaquinite

noun
joa·​quin·​ite | \ wäˈkēˌnīt, wȯˈ- \
plural -s

Definition of joaquinite

: a mineral consisting of a sodium iron titanium silicate and occurring in honey-yellow orthorhombic crystals

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History and Etymology for joaquinite

from Joaquin ridge, San Benito county, California + English -ite

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“Joaquinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joaquinite. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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