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- n. A mineral, sodium lithium boron silicate hydroxide.
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RTZ's jadarite deposit in Serbia appears to be extremely attractive.
The white and powdery mineral at London’s Natural History Museum has been named instead jadarite after the Serb region where it was found, museum mineralogist Chris Stanley said.
A British mineralogist, Chris Stanley, announced last month that jadarite has the same scientific make-up as the famous crystal used to weaken Superman’s powers.
The mineral — named jadarite after the Serb region where it was found by a mining company — was on display in Belgrade’s Museum of Natural Sciences.