caudaite

[ kaw-duh-ahyt ]
/ ˈkɔ dəˌaɪt /

noun

a small meteorite, generally less than one half millimeter in diameter, containing crystals of more or less pure magnetite.

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Origin of caudaite

< Latin caud(a) tail + -ite1
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