khademite

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Etymology[edit]

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Khadem + -ite (iranian geologist)

These minerals were discovered by Baryan, Bertelon and Sadrzadeh in Saghand, Yazd, and named in 1962 in honor of Nasrullah Khadem, the then director of the Geological Survey of Iran

Noun[edit]

khademite

  1. (mineralogy) An orthorhombic-dipyramidal mineral containing aluminum, fluorine, hydrogen, oxygen, and sulfur.

References[edit]

  • Khademite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.