synchisite

noun syn·chi·site \ ˈsiŋkəˌsīt , -ink- \

Definition of synchisite

plural -s
: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


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