senarmontite

[ sen-er-mon-tahyt ]
/ ˌsɛn ərˈmɒn taɪt /

noun

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

Words nearby senarmontite

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British Dictionary definitions for senarmontite

senarmontite
/ (ˌsɛnɑːˈmɒntaɪt) /

noun

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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