plural -s
: a rare mineral CaV2O6‧4H2O consisting of a hydrous calcium vanadate

Word History


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

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rossite was in 1926

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“Rossite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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