roscoelite

[ros-koh-lahyt]

Origin of roscoelite

1875–80; named after Sir Henry Roscoe (1833–1915), English chemist; see -lite
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Historical Examples of roscoelite

  • Locally the sandstones contain as much as 20 per cent of the roscoelite.

  • Roscoelite is a vanadium mica from a gold mine at Granite creek, California.

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