aegirite

[ ey-guh-rahyt, ee-juh- ]
/ ˈeɪ gəˌraɪt, ˈi dʒə- /

noun

a mineral, mainly sodium-ferric iron silicate, NaFe⋅(Si2O6), occurring in feldspathoid rocks in slender prismatic crystals.

Nearby words

  1. aegeus,
  2. aegina,
  3. aegina, gulf of,
  4. aegir,
  5. aegirine,
  6. aegis,
  7. aegisthus,
  8. aegium,
  9. aegospotami,
  10. aegrotat

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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