plural -s
: a mineral K2(Fe, Mg)4–6(Si, Al, Fe)8O20(OH)4 consisting of a mica that is a biotite containing ferric iron

Word History


German lepidomelan, from lepid- + -melane

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“Lepidomelane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lepidomelane. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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