Definition of crichtonite in English:

crichtonite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A titanium and iron-containing mineral found as black rhombohedral crystals.

Origin

Early 19th century. From the name of Sir Alexander A. Crichton, Scottish physician and mineral collector + -ite, after French craitonite.

Pronunciation

crichtonite

/ˈkrʌɪtənʌɪt/