senaite

noun
sena·​ite | \ ˈsenəˌīt, ˈsān- \
plural -s

Definition of senaite

: a mineral (Fe,Mn,Pb)TiO3 consisting of an oxide of iron, manganese, lead, and titanium occurring in black rounded crystals and fragments in the diamond-bearing sands of Minas Geraes, Brazil

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History and Etymology for senaite

Joachim da Costa Sena, 19th century Brazilian mineralogist + English -ite

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“Senaite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senaite. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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