laavenite

noun laa·ven·ite \ˈlävəˌnīt\
variants: less commonly

lavenite

\ˈlav-\

Definition of laavenite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a complex silicate of zirconium, calcium, manganese, and sometimes other elements occurring in prismatic crystals

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Origin and Etymology of laavenite

Norwegian låvenit, from Låven, island in the Langesund fiord, Norway + Norwegian -it -ite


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