Definition of rammelsbergite in English:

rammelsbergite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A rare nickeliferous mineral occurring as white or silvery-grey granular or fibrous masses.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. From German Rammelsbergit from the name of K. F. Rammelsberg, German mineralogist + -it.

Pronunciation

rammelsbergite

/ˈram(ə)lzbəːɡʌɪt/