noun tir·o·dite \ˈtirəˌdīt\

Definition of tirodite



  1. :  a mineral (Mg, Mn)8Si8O22(O, OH)2 consisting of a basic silicate of magnesium and manganese of the amphibole group

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Origin and Etymology of tirodite

Tirodi, Central Provinces, India, its locality + English -ite

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