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ottrelite

[ o-truh-lahyt ]
/ ˈɒ trəˌlaɪt /
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noun Mineralogy.
a brittle mica containing manganese and similar to margarite in physical and chemical properties.
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Origin of ottrelite

1835–45; <French ottrélite, named after Ottrez, Belgium, where it is found; see -lite

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