Meaning of melanocerite in English:

melanocerite

Pronunciation /mɛlənə(ʊ)ˈsɪərʌɪt/

noun

Mineralogy
  • A translucent resinous fluosilicate of cerium and calcium occurring as black or brown tabular crystals of the trigonal system.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From melano- + cerite, after Danish melanocerit.