noun ro·se·lite \ˈrōzəˌlīt\

Definition of roselite



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

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Origin and Etymology of roselite

Gustav Rose †1873 German mineralogist + English -lite

First Known Use: 1824

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