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)

History and Etymology for sellaite

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

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“Sellaite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sellaite. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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