ralstonite

noun
ral·​ston·​ite | \ ˈrȯlztəˌnīt, -lst- \
plural -s

Definition of ralstonite

: a mineral NaMgAl5F12(OH)6.3H2O consisting of a hydrous basic fluoride of aluminum, sodium, and magnesium in octahedral crystals

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History and Etymology for ralstonite

J. Grier Ralston, 19th century American clergyman + English -ite

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“Ralstonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ralstonite. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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