roeblingite

noun
roe·​bling·​ite | \ ˈrōbliŋˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of roeblingite

: 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)

First Known Use of roeblingite

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roeblingite

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

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“Roeblingite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roeblingite. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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