perovskite

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Perovski +‎ -ite Named for Russian mineralogist L. A. Perovski (1792-1856) in 1839.[1]

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perovskite ‎(plural perovskites)

  1. (mineralogy) A minor accessory mineral, CaTiO3, occurring in basic rocks, as orthorhombic crystals.

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  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997

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perovskite f ‎(plural perovskiti)

  1. (mineralogy) perovskite