Definition of mosandrite
: a mineral approximately NaCa6Ce2(Ti,Zr)2Si7O24(OH,F)7 consisting of a silicate of sodium, calcium, titanium, zirconium, and the cerium metals
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Origin and Etymology of mosandrite
German mosandrit, from Carl G. Mosander †1858 Swedish chemist + German -it -ite
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