Definition of redingtonite in English:

redingtonite

noun

Mineralogy
  • An iron-containing mineral belonging to the halotrichite group, typically occurring as fibrous masses of a white, yellowish, or purple colour.

Origin

Late 19th century. From the name of the Redington mercury mine, Knoxville, Napa County, California, where the mineral is found + -ite.

Pronunciation

redingtonite

/ˈrɛdɪŋtənʌɪt/