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  • n. A trigonal-hexagonal scalenohedral mineral containing carbon, hydrogen, iron, magnesium, and oxygen.

Etymologies

-ite (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Other iron-containing minerals may also be found in chrysotile, for example, pyroaurite, brugnatellite, and pyroxenes.

    Geology of asbestos

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