trudellite

noun

tru·​dell·​ite
trüˈdeˌlīt
plural -s
: a mineral Al10Cl12(OH)12(SO4)3.3OH2O(?) consisting of a hydrous basic aluminum chloride and sulfate and occurring in amber-yellow masses

Word History

Etymology

Harry W. Trudell, born 1884 American mineralogist + English -ite

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“Trudellite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trudellite. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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