descloizite

[ dey-kloi-zahyt, di- ]
/ deɪˈklɔɪ zaɪt, dɪ- /

noun

a mineral, lead zinc vanadate.

Nearby words

  1. descent,
  2. deschamps,
  3. deschool,
  4. deschooling,
  5. deschutes,
  6. descramble,
  7. descrambler,
  8. describe,
  9. description,
  10. descriptive

Origin of descloizite

1850–55; < French, named after A.L.O. Des Cloizeaux (1817–97), French mineralogist; see -ite1

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