noun schai·rer·ite \ˈshīrəˌrīt\

Definition of schairerite



  1. :  a mineral Na3(SO4)(F,Cl) consisting of a rare sodium sulphate with fluorine and chlorine and occurring in colorless rhombohedral crystals

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Origin and Etymology of schairerite

John F. Schairer, born 1904 American physical chemist + English -ite

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