Definition of meyerhofferite in US English:

meyerhofferite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A hydrated calcium borate crystallizing in the triclinic system, occurring chiefly as colourless to white prismatic crystals or fibrous masses as an alteration product of inyoite.

Origin

Early 20th century. From the name of Wilhelm Meyerhoffer, German chemist + -ite.

Pronunciation

meyerhofferite

/ˌmʌɪəˈhɒfərʌɪt/