szaibelyite

noun
szai·​bel·​yite | \ sāˈbelˌyīt \
plural -s

Definition of szaibelyite

: a mineral MgBO2OH consisting of a magnesium borate that occurs in nodular masses of white acicular crystals

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History and Etymology for szaibelyite

German szajbelyit, from Stephan Szailbely †1855 Hungarian mine surveyor + German -it -ite

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“Szaibelyite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/szaibelyite. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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