Definition of åkermanite in English:

åkermanite

(also akermanite)

noun

Mineralogy
  • A mineral of the melilite group, occurring typically as blocky prisms in siliceous limestone and dolomite rocks and in blast-furnace slags.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From the name of Richard Åkerman, Swedish metallurgist + -ite, after German Åkermanit.

Pronunciation

åkermanite

/ˈakəmənʌɪt//ˈɔːkəmənʌɪt/