monticellite

noun

mon·​ti·​cel·​lite
ˌmäntəˈseˌlīt,
-ˈche-
plural -s
: a mineral CaMgSiO4 consisting of a colorless or gray calcium magnesium silicate related to olivine

Word History

Etymology

Teodoro Monticelli †1845 Italian naturalist + English -ite

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“Monticellite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monticellite. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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