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rensselaerite

/ (ˈrɛnsələˌraɪt, ˌrɛnsəˈlɛəraɪt) /
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noun

a white or yellow compact variety of talc, used for ornaments

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Word Origin for rensselaerite

C19: named after Stephen Van Rensselaer (1764–1839), American army officer and politician
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