muromontite

noun
mu·​ro·​mon·​tite | \ ˌmyu̇rəˈmän‧ˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of muromontite

: 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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History and Etymology for muromontite

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

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“Muromontite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muromontite. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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