Definitions

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  • n. A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing arsenic, hydrogen, iron, oxygen, and sulfur.

Etymologies

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  • Local pronunciation of the name of Tooele, Tooele County, UT, is close to "to-WILL-uh", or "tuh-WILL-uh". I can just imagine mineralogists who've never heard of the place that tooeleite was named after have come up with some fantastic pronunciations of this word.

    June 19, 2010