plural -s
: a mineral NaK3FeCl6 consisting of a chloride of iron, potassium, and sodium and occurring in colorless, pink, violet, or yellow granular masses (hardness 3, specific gravity 2.3)

Word History


German rinneit, from W. B. Rinne †1933 German mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Rinneite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rinneite. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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