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lechatelierite

[ luh-shaht-l-eer-ahyt ]
/ ləˌʃɑt lˈɪər aɪt /
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noun

a mineral, an amorphous form of silica formed by the fusion by heat of silica and found in fulgurites.

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Origin of lechatelierite

1915–20; <French, after H.-L. Le Châtelier (1850–1936), French chemist; see -ite1
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