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Doppler +‎ -ite, after physicist and mathematician Christian Doppler.


dopplerite (countable and uncountable, plural dopplerites)

  1. (mineralogy) A brownish-black native hydrocarbon occurring in elastic or jelly-like masses, derived from the maceration of peat.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dopplerite in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)