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aegirite

[ ey-guh-rahyt, ee-juh- ]
/ ˈeɪ gəˌraɪt, ˈi dʒə- /
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noun
a mineral, mainly sodium-ferric iron silicate, NaFe⋅(Si2O6), occurring in feldspathoid rocks in slender prismatic crystals.
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Also ae·gir·ine [ey-guh-reen, ee-juh-]. /ˈeɪ gəˌrin, ˈi dʒə-/.

Origin of aegirite

First recorded in 1830–40; Aegir + -ite2
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