gwihabaite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gcwihaba Cave in Botswana, where it was found in 1996, and -ite.

Noun[edit]

gwihabaite (uncountable)

  1. A rare ammonium potassium nitrate mineral with chemical formula (NH4,K)(NO3), orthorhombic in form and colourless with a vitreous lustre.

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Further reading[edit]

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