plural -s
: 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

Word History


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

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“Senaite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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