Definition of rosenbuschite in US English:

rosenbuschite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A rare rock-forming mineral containing zirconium, occurring as slender orange or grey crystals, especially in nepheline-syenites and pegmatites.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From the name of Karl Harry Ferdinand Rosenbusch, German mineralogist and petrographer + -ite, after Danish rosenbuschit.

Pronunciation

rosenbuschite

/rəʊznˈbʊʃʌɪt/