Definition of ramsayite in English:

ramsayite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A titanium-containing silicate mineral originally found in the Kola Peninsula of Arctic Russia and subsequently shown to be identical with lorenzenite.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Mineralogical Abstracts. From the name of Wilhelm Ramsay, Finnish geologist + -ite, after German Ramsayit or its etymon Russian ramzait.

Pronunciation

ramsayite

/ˈramzɪʌɪt/