Definition of rinneite
: 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)
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Origin and Etymology of rinneite
German rinneit, from W. B. Rinne †1933 German mineralogist + German -it -ite
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