[ ros-koh-lahyt ]
/ ˈrɒs koʊˌlaɪt /
a brown variety of muscovite in which some aluminum is replaced by vanadium.
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Origin of roscoelite
1875–80; named after Sir Henry Roscoe (1833–1915), English chemist; see -lite
Words nearby roscoelite
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