nagatelite

noun
nag·​a·​tel·​ite | \ ˌnagəˈteˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of nagatelite

: a rare mineral Ca2(Ce,La)2Al4Fe2(Si,P)6O25(OH)(?) that consists of phosphosilicate of aluminum, the rare earths, calcium, and iron, that is related to clinozoisite, and that occurs in black tabular masses

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History and Etymology for nagatelite

Nagatejima, headland on the Noto peninsula, Japan + English -lite

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“Nagatelite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nagatelite. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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