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troostite

noun troost·ite \ˈtrüˌstīt\

Definition of troostite

plural

-s

  1. :  a variety of willemite occurring in large reddish crystals in which the zinc is partly replaced by manganese

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Origin and Etymology of troostite

Gerard Troost †1850 American geologist + English -ite


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troostite

noun troost·ite \"\

Definition of troostite

plural

-s

  1. :  slightly tempered martensite that etches dark and cannot be resolved by the optical microscope

troostitic

\trüˈstitik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of troostite

French, from Louis J. Troost †1911 French chemist + French -ite


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