russellite

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See also: Russellite

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After British mineral collector Sir Arthur Edward Ian Montague Russell (1878–1964), who held the mineral in his collection before it was donated for analysis, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

russellite (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) An orthorhombic-pyramidal mineral containing bismuth, oxygen, and tungsten.

Further reading[edit]

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

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