thortveitite

thortveitite

[tawrt-vahy-tahyt, thawrt-]
noun
a scandium yttrium silicate mineral occurring in grayish-green orthorhombic crystals.

Origin:
1910–15; < German Thortveitit, named after Olaus Thortveit, 20th-century Norwegian mineralogist; see -ite1

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thortveitite

noun
a mineral consisting of scandium yttrium silicate; a source of scandium 
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