Definition of nordstrandite in US English:

nordstrandite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A phase of aluminium hydroxide, Al(OH)₃, that has a triclinic crystalline structure.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From French nordstrandite from the name of Robert A. van Nordstrand, 20th-cent. U.S. chemist + -ite.

Pronunciation

nordstrandite

/ˈnɔːdstrəndʌɪt/