lechatelierite

noun
le·​cha·​te·​lier·​ite | \ləˌshätᵊlˈiˌrīt\
plural -s

Definition of lechatelierite 

: a mineral SiO2 consisting of a vitreous or glassy silica formed naturally by the melting of quartz sand as a result of lightning or occasionally the heat of impact of meteorites

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History and Etymology for lechatelierite

French lechateliérite, from Henry-Louis Le Châtelier †1936 French chemist + English -ite

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