moravite

noun mo·ra·vite \məˈrāˌvīt, ˈmōrəˌ-\

Definition of moravite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Fe2N,Fe)4Si7O20(OH)4 consisting of a fine scaly black basic silicate of iron and aluminum of the chlorite group

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Origin and Etymology of moravite

Moravia, former province in central Czechoslovakia + English -ite


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