sahlinite

noun
sah·​lin·​ite | \ ˈsäləˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of sahlinite

: a mineral Pb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4 composed of an arsenate, oxide, and chloride of lead

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History and Etymology for sahlinite

probably from Swedish sahlinit, from Carl Sahlin, 20th century Swedish scientist + Swedish -it -ite

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“Sahlinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sahlinite. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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