rensselaerite

noun
rens·​se·​laer·​ite | \ ˈren(t)sələˌrīt, ¦ren(t)sə¦liˌrīt\
plural -s

Definition of rensselaerite

: a soft compact talc that is an altered pyroxene and is often worked in a lathe into articles (as inkstands)

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History and Etymology for rensselaerite

Stephen Van Rensselaer †1839 American army officer and politician + English -ite

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