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senarmontite

[sen-er-mon-tahyt] /ˌsɛn ərˈmɒn taɪt/
noun
1.
a mineral, antimony trioxide, Sb 2 O 3 , occurring in pearl-colored isometric octahedrons: a dimorph of valentinite.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; named after Henri de Sénarmont (died 1862), French mineralogist; see -ite1
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senarmontite

/ˌsɛnɑːˈmɒntaɪt/
noun
1.
a white or grey mineral consisting of antimony trioxide in cubic crystalline form. Formula: Sb2O3
Word Origin
C19: named after Henri de Sénarmont (died 1862), French mineralogist
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