Definition of babingtonite in English:

babingtonite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A rare mineral occurring as dark greenish-black striated crystals, typically in association with zeolites.

Origin

Early 19th century. From the name of William Babington, Irish physician and mineralogist + -ite.

Pronunciation

babingtonite

/ˈbabɪŋt(ə)nʌɪt/