plural -s
: a mineral (Mg,Fe,Al)20(Si,B)9O43 consisting of a magnesium aluminum iron borosilicate resembling sillimanite in appearance

Word History


Danish kornerupin, from A. N. Kornerup, 19th century Danish geologist + Danish -in -ine

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“Kornerupine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kornerupine. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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