niocalite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for its composition of (NIO)bium and (CAL)cium, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

niocalite

  1. (mineralogy) A monoclinic-domatic light yellow mineral containing calcium, fluorine, niobium, oxygen, and silicon.

Further reading[edit]

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