schroeckingerite

noun

schroec·​king·​er·​ite
ˈshrekiŋəˌrīt,
ˈshrə(r)k-
plural -s
: a mineral NaCa3(UO2)(CO3)3(SO4)F.10H2O that is a hydrous carbonate, sulfate, and fluoride of calcium, sodium, and uranyl

Word History

Etymology

German schröckingerit, from J. von Schröckinger, 19th century Austrian mineralogist + German -it -ite

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“Schroeckingerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schroeckingerite. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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