noun tin·cal·co·nite \tinˈkalkəˌnīt, tiŋˈk-\

Definition of tincalconite



  1. :  a mineral Na2B4O7.5H2O consisting of sodium borate pentahydrate that is one of the principal ore minerals of borax and boron compounds — compare kernite

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Origin and Etymology of tincalconite

tincal + Greek konia ashes, dust + English -ite — more at incinerate

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