plural -s
: a mineral (CaCoMg)3(AsO4)2.2H2O consisting of a rose-red arsenate of calcium, cobalt, and manganese in small triclinic crystals

Word History


Gustav Rose †1873 German mineralogist + English -lite

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roselite was in 1824

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“Roselite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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