romeite

noun ro·me·ite \ˈrōmēˌīt\

Definition of romeite

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of romeite

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


First Known Use: 1849


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