bandylite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After American mining engineer Dr. Mark Chance Bandy, who found the mineral, +‎ -lite

Noun[edit]

bandylite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) A tetragonal-ditetragonal dipyramidal dark blue mineral containing boron, chlorine, copper, hydrogen, and oxygen.

Further reading[edit]

  • Bandylite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • bandylite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016