Definition of oxhaverite in English:

oxhaverite

noun

(also oxahverite)
historical Mineralogy
  • A pale green variety of apophyllite.

Pronunciation

oxhaverite

/ɒkˈsavərʌɪt/ /ɒksˈheɪvərʌɪt/

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in David Brewster (1781–1868), natural philosopher and academic administrator. From Oxa-hver (also Uxa-hver), the name of some springs in Reykjadal, Iceland, where the mineral was found + -ite.