milarite

noun

mi·​lar·​ite
ˈmēˌläˌrīt,
ˈmiləˌr-
plural -s
: a mineral K2Ca4Be4Al2Si24O62‧H2O consisting of a hydrous silicate of potassium, calcium, beryllium, and aluminum occurring in glassy hexagonal crystals

Word History

Etymology

German milarit, from Val Milar, Switzerland + German -it -ite

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“Milarite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milarite. Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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