ros·​coe·​lite | \ ˈrä(ˌ)skōˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of roscoelite

: a mineral approximately K2(Mg,Fe,V,Al)4(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 consisting of a brownish mica in minute scales that contains vanadium

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First Known Use of roscoelite

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roscoelite

Sir Henry E. Roscoe †1915 English chemist + English -lite

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“Roscoelite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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