Definition of raspite in US English:

raspite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A tungsten-containing mineral occurring as brownish, yellow, or grey prismatic crystals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Mineralogy Magazine. From German Raspit from the name of Charles Rasp, discoverer of the Broken Hill mines, New South Wales, where the first specimen was found + -it.

Pronunciation

raspite

/ˈraspʌɪt/