sassolite

noun
sas·​so·​lite | \ ˈsasəˌlīt \
variants: or less commonly sassolin \ -​lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of sassolite

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

History and Etymology for sassolite

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

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“Sassolite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sassolite. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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