sagenite

noun

sag·​e·​nite
ˈsajəˌnīt
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of an acicular rutile that occurs in reticulated forms and is often embedded in quartz or other minerals

Word History

Etymology

French sagénite, from Latin sagena large fishing net + French -ite

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“Sagenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sagenite. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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