sellaite

noun
sel·​la·​ite | \ ˈseləˌīt\
plural -s

Definition of sellaite

: a mineral MgF2 consisting of magnesium fluoride and occurring in colorless tetragonal prismatic crystals (hardness 5, specific gravity 3)

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History and Etymology for sellaite

Italian sellaite, from Quintino Sella †1884 Italian mineralogist + Italian -ite

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