valentinite

noun
val·​en·​ti·​nite | \ ˈvalən‧ˌtēˌnī+ \
plural -s

Definition of valentinite

: a mineral Sb2O3 consisting of antimony oxide in orthorhombic crystals polymorphous with senarmontite

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History and Etymology for valentinite

German valentinit, from Basil Valentine, 15th century German alchemist + German -it -ite

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“Valentinite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/valentinite. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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