Definition of naujakasite in English:

naujakasite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A monoclinic hydrated silicate of sodium, potassium, iron(ii), manganese, iron(iii), and aluminium, found as white platy crystals.

Origin

1930s. From Naujakas- (in Naujakasik, name of a point on the southern coast of Tunugdliarfik Fiord, Greenland) + -ite.

Pronunciation

naujakasite

/naʊjəˈkazʌɪt/