noun lan·tha·nite \-ˌnīt\

Definition of lanthanite



  1. :  a mineral (La,Ce)2(CO3)3.8H2O composed of hydrous lanthanum carbonate occurring in white crystals or earthy

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Origin and Etymology of lanthanite

German lanthanit, from New Latin lanthanum + German -it -ite

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a brief usually trivial fact

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