mossite

noun
moss·​ite | \ ˈmȯˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of mossite

: a mineral consisting of an oxide of iron and tantalum and being isomorphous with tapiolite

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History and Etymology for mossite

Moss, Norway, its locality + English -ite

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“Mossite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mossite. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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