baddeleyite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

After Joseph Baddeley, who described the original Sri Lankan find, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

baddeleyite (plural baddeleyites)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare zirconium oxide mineral occurring in a variety of monoclinic prismatic crystal forms.

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