Meaning of zeilanite in English:

zeilanite

Pronunciation /ˈzʌɪlənʌɪt/

noun

rare Mineralogy
  • A variety of spinel containing iron, first discovered in Sri Lanka.

    Formula: (Mg, Fe)Al₂O₄.

Origin

Early 19th century. From German Zeilanit, Zeylanit, variants of Ceylanit, with remodelling of the suffix after -ite.