chalybite

chalybite

[kal-uh-bahyt]
noun Mineralogy.
siderite ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1855–60; < Greek chalyb- (stem of chályps) iron, also iron-worker, member of the Chalybes, a tribe of Asia Minor noted for their blacksmiths + -ite1

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chalybite (ˈkælɪˌbaɪt)
 
n
another name for siderite

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