plural -s
: a mineral Be(Mn,Ca)(SiO4) consisting of a silicate of manganese, calcium, and beryllium and occurring in salmon-colored tabular crystals (hardness 6–7, specific gravity 3.5)

Word History


German trimerit, from Greek trimerēs of three parts + German -it -ite

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“Trimerite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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