thoreaulite

noun tho·reau·lite \ˈthōrōˌlīt\

Definition of thoreaulite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral SnTa2O7 consisting of an oxide of tin and tantalum

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Origin and Etymology of thoreaulite

French, from Jacques Thoreau, born 1886 Belgian mineralogist + French -lite


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