zinnwaldite

noun

zinn·​wald·​ite
ˈtsinˌvälˌtīt
plural -s
: a pale violet, yellow, brown, or dark gray mineral K2(Li,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH,F)4 that consists of mica containing iron and lithium

Word History

Etymology

German zinnwaldit, from Zinnwald, Bohemia, its locality + German -it -ite

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“Zinnwaldite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zinnwaldite. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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