Meaning of röntgenite in English:

röntgenite

noun

(also roentgenite)
Mineralogy
  • A mineral containing the rare earth elements cerium and lanthanum, typically occurring as small yellow or brown crystals. Also "röntgenite-(Ce).".

    Röntgenite is a fluorocarbonate of calcium, cerium, and lanthanum, Ca₂(Ce,La)₃(CO₃)₅F₃. Crystal system: trigonal.

Pronunciation

röntgenite

/ˈrʌntjənʌɪt/ /ˈrʌntɡənʌɪt/ /ˈrəːntɡənʌɪt/

Origin

1950s. From the name of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen + -ite.