plural -s
: a mineral approximately Ca2(Fe, Mg)5(Si, Al)8O22(OH)2 consisting of silicate of calcium, iron, magnesium, and aluminum and belonging to the amphibole group

Word History


Philipstad, Sweden, its locality + English -ite

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“Philipstadite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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