sassolite

noun sas·so·lite \ ˈsasəˌlīt \
variants: or less commonly sassolin \-lə̇n\

Definition of sassolite

plural -s
: a mineral B(OH)3 consisting of native boric acid and usually occurring in small pearly scales as an incrustation

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Origin and Etymology of sassolite

sassolite from Sasso, Tuscany, Italy + English -lite; sassolin from G. from Sasso, Italy + connective -l- + German -in -ine


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