Definition of nobleite in English:

nobleite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A monoclinic hydrated calcium borate, CaB₆O₁₀·4H₂O, occurring as colourless platy crystals in the borate deposits at Furnace Creek, Death Valley, California.

Origin

1960s. From the name of Levi Fatzinger Noble, U.S. geologist + -ite.

Pronunciation

nobleite

/ˈnəʊbəlʌɪt//ˈnəʊb(ə)lʌɪt/