plural -s
: a grayish, bluish, or brownish mineral Na5Al3Si3O12(SO4) that is a sodium aluminosilicate and sulfate related to hauynite

Word History


German noselith, from Karl W. Nose †1835 German geologist who described it + German -lith -lite

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“Noselite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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