plural -s
: a mineral (Ca,Na)3(Zr,Ti)Si2O8F consisting of a silicate and fluoride of zirconium, titanium, sodium, and calcium

Word History


Norwegian rosenbuschit, from Harry Rosenbusch †1914 German geologist + Norwegian -it -ite

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rosenbuschite was in 1888

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“Rosenbuschite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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