ro·​sen·​busch·​ite | \ ˈrōzᵊnˌbu̇ˌshīt \
plural -s

Definition of rosenbuschite

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

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First Known Use of rosenbuschite

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rosenbuschite

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

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“Rosenbuschite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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