11 riŋˌkīt
plural -s
: a mineral Na(Ca,Ce)2(Ti,Ce)(SiO4)2F consisting chiefly of a yellowish crystalline silicate of cerium

Word History


German rinkit, from Hinrich J. Rink †1893 Danish explorer + German -it -ite

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“Rinkite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rinkite. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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