vredenburgite

noun
vred·en·burg·ite | \ˈvredᵊnˌbərˌgīt\
plural -s

Definition of vredenburgite 

1 : a mineral consisting of an oriented intergrowth of jacobsite and hausmannite

called also beta-vredenburgite

2 : a homogeneous mineral (Mn,Fe)3O4 that has the same composition as beta-vredenburgite, is stable at high temperature, and in rare instances is preserved in a metastable state at ordinary temperature

called also alpha-vredenburgite

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Vredenburg, Alabama + English -ite

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