romeite

noun
ro·​me·​ite | \ ˈrōmēˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of romeite

: a mineral (Ca,Fe,Mn,Na)2(Sb,Ti)2O6(O,OH,F) consisting of a hyacinth or honey yellow oxide of calcium, iron, manganese, sodium, antimony, and titanium related to bindheimite and occurring in minute octahedrons

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First Known Use of romeite

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for romeite

modification (influenced by -ite) of French roméine, from Jean B. L. Romé de Lisle + French -ine

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“Romeite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/romeite. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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