Meaning of STEENSTRUPINE in English

ˈstēnstrəˌpēn, -nˌstru̇pə̇n noun

( -s )

Etymology: Danish steenstrupine, from K. J. V. Steenstrup died 1913 Danish geologist + Danish -ine

: a mineral (La,Ca,Na)(Al,Fe,Mn)(Si,P)(O,OH,F) 4 (?) consisting of a complex silicate, phosphate, and fluoride of the rare-earth metals, calcium, sodium, aluminum, iron, and manganese, and occurring in dark brown rhombohedral crystals

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