noun veatch·ite \ˈvēˌchīt\

Definition of veatchite



  1. :  a mineral Sr3B16O27.5H2O(?) consisting of a hydrous strontium borate but originally thought to be a calcium borate

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Origin and Etymology of veatchite

John A. Veatch, 19th century American mineralogist + English -ite

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to cast off or become cast off

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