thomsenolite

noun thom·sen·o·lite \ ˈtäm(p)sənəˌlīt \

Definition of thomsenolite

plural -s
: a mineral NaCaAlF6.H2O consisting of a hydrous fluoride of aluminum, calcium, and sodium and occurring in small white prismatic monoclinic crystals on cryolite

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Origin and Etymology of thomsenolite

Julius Thomsen †1909 Danish chemist + English -o- + -lite


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