plural -s
: a mineral BaFe5Si10O31 consisting of a barium iron silicate and occurring in brownish red radially fibrous aggregates (hardness 5.5, specific gravity 3.9)

Word History


Italian, from Torquato Taramelli †1922 Italian geologist + Italian -ite

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“Taramellite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taramellite. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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