Meaning of ampangabeite in English:

ampangabeite

Pronunciation /amˌpaŋɡəˈbeɪʌɪt/

noun

rare Mineralogy
  • A mineral containing niobium, tantalum, and other metals, later identified as an altered form of samarskite.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Mineralogy Magazine. From French ampangabéite from Ampangabe, the name of the site in Madagascar where the mineral was first discovered + -ite.