noun syn·chi·site \ˈsiŋkəˌsīt, -ink-\

Definition of synchisite



  1. :  a mineral (Ce,La)Ca(CO3)2F related to parisite and consisting of a fluoride and carbonate of calcium, cerium, and lanthanum

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Origin and Etymology of synchisite

irregular from Greek synchysis mixture, confusion (from synchein to pour together, confound, confuse—from syn- + chein to pour— + -sis) + English -ite — more at found

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capable of being understood in two ways

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