Definition of nordenskiöldine in US English:

nordenskiöldine

(also nordenskioldine)

noun

Mineralogy
  • A trigonal borate of calcium and tin, CaSnB₂O₆, which occurs as colourless or yellow crystals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From Danish nordenskiöldin from the name of Baron Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Swedish geologist and explorer + -in.