zinnwaldite

[ tsin-vahl-tahyt ]
/ ˈtsɪn vɑlˌtaɪt /

noun Mineralogy.

a yellow-brown variety of mica containing iron, found with tin ores.

Nearby words

  1. zinjanthropus,
  2. zinkenite,
  3. zinn's membrane,
  4. zinn's zonule,
  5. zinnia,
  6. zinoviev,
  7. zinovievsk,
  8. zinsser,
  9. zinsser, hans,
  10. zinzendorf

Origin of zinnwaldite

1860–65; named after Zinnwald, village in the Czech Republic where first found; see -ite1

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