sellaite

noun sel·la·ite \ˈseləˌīt\

Definition of sellaite

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of sellaite

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


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