muromontite

noun mu·ro·mon·tite \ ˌmyu̇rəˈmän‧ˌtīt \

Definition of muromontite

plural -s
: a mineral Be2FeY2(SiO4)3(?) consisting of a silicate of yttrium, iron, and beryllium that is perhaps identical with gadolinite or is a variant of clinozoisite

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Origin and Etymology of muromontite

German muromontit, from Muromontium (Mauersberg) in Saxony, Germany, its locality + German -it -ite


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