noun ross·ite \ˈrȯˌsīt\

Definition of rossite



  1. :  a rare mineral CaV2O6‧4H2O consisting of a hydrous calcium vanadate

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Origin and Etymology of rossite

Clarence S. Ross, born 1880 American geologist + English -ite

First Known Use: 1926

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