woehlerite

noun

woeh·​ler·​ite
variants or wöhlerite
ˈvə̄ləˌrīt
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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Woehlerite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woehlerite. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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