wadeite

noun
wade·​ite | \ ˈwāˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of wadeite

: a mineral K2CaZr(Si03)4 consisting of a silicate of potassium, calcium, and zirconium

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History and Etymology for wadeite

Arthur Wade †1951 English geologist + English -ite

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“Wadeite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wadeite. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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