roeblingite

noun roe·bling·ite \ˈrōbliŋˌīt\

Definition of roeblingite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral supposedly Ca7Pb2H10(SO4)2(SiO4)6 consisting of an acid lead calcium silicate and sulfate occurring in white crystalline masses (hardness 3, specific gravity 3.4)

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Origin and Etymology of roeblingite

Washington A. Roebling †1926 American civil engineer + English -ite


First Known Use: 1897


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