sanbornite

noun
san·​born·​ite | \ ˈsanbə(r)ˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of sanbornite

: a mineral BaSi2O5 consisting of a rare triclinic barium silicate

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History and Etymology for sanbornite

Frank Sanborn †1945 American mineralogist + English -ite

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“Sanbornite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sanbornite. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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