Definition of roquesite in English:

roquesite

(also roquésite)

noun

Mineralogy
  • A rare mineral containing indium, occurring as minute greyish blue crystals, typically as inclusions in bornite.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Mineralogical Abstracts. From the name of Maurice Roques, French geologist + -ite, after French roquésite.

Pronunciation

roquesite

/ˈrɒkeɪsʌɪt/ /ˈrəʊksʌɪt/