malladrite

malladrite
\\məˈläˌdrīt, ˈmaləˌd-\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Italian, from Alessandro Malladra died 1944 Italian geologist + Italian -ite
: a sodium fluosilicate Na2SiF6 occurring in minute hexagonal crystals in fumaroles in the crater of Vesuvius near Naples in Italy

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