[ sen-er-mon-tahyt ]
/ ˌsɛn ərˈmɒn taɪt /
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a mineral, antimony trioxide, Sb2O3, occurring in pearl-colored isometric octahedrons: a dimorph of valentinite.
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Origin of senarmontite
1850–55; named after Henri de Sénarmont (died 1862), French mineralogist; see -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for senarmontite
/ (ˌsɛnɑːˈmɒntaɪt) /
a white or grey mineral consisting of antimony trioxide in cubic crystalline form. Formula: Sb 2 O 3
Word Origin for senarmontite
C19: named after Henri de Sénarmont (died 1862), French mineralogist
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