zirkelite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ferdinand Zirkel (1838-1912), German petrographer, and -ite.

Noun[edit]

zirkelite (usually uncountable, plural zirkelites)

  1. (mineralogy) An isometric oxide mineral with the chemical formula (Ca,Th,Ce)Zr(Ti,Nb)2O7.