plural -s
: a mineral Na2(Mg,Fe)3Fe2Si8O22(OH)2 consisting of a basic silicate of sodium, magnesium, and iron of the amphibole group

Word History


Russian ternovskit, from Ternovskiĭ, name of a mine in Krivoi Rog, southeast central Ukraine, U.S.S.R. + Russian -it -ite

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“Ternovskite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ternovskite. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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