Definition of priceite in English:

priceite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A mineral of the triclinic crystal system which consists of a hydrated calcium borate, Ca₄B₁₀O₁₉·7H₂O, and typically occurs as white, earthy nodules and masses.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the name of Thomas Price, 19th-cent. U.S. metallurgist, who made the first analysis of the mineral + -ite.

Pronunciation

priceite

/ˈprʌɪsʌɪt/