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

Word History


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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“Synchisite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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