woehlerite

noun woeh·ler·ite
variants: or wöhlerite \ˈvə̄ləˌrīt\

Definition of woehlerite

plural -s
:a mineral NaCa2(Zr,Cb)Si2O8(O,OH,F) consisting of a basic silicate of zirconium, calcium, sodium, niobium, and other minerals in yellow or brown prismatic crystals

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Origin and Etymology of woehlerite

German wöhlerit, from Friedrich Wöhler †1882 German chemist + German -it -ite


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