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troostite

[troo-stahyt] /ˈtru staɪt/
noun
1.
a microconstituent of hardened and tempered steel, consisting of a very fine aggregate of ferrite and cementite.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; named after L. J. Troost (died 1911), French chemist; see -ite1
Related forms
troostitic
[troo-stit-ik] /truˈstɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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troostite

/ˈtruːstaɪt/
noun
1.
a reddish or greyish mineral that is a variety of willemite in which some of the zinc is replaced by manganese
Word Origin
C19: named after Gerard Troost (died 1850), US geologist
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