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EtymologyEdit

Named after American geologist and director of the Brazilian Geological Survey Orville Adalbert Derby (1851–1915), who worked in the type locality in Brazil, +‎ -lite.

NounEdit

derbylite

  1. (mineralogy) A monoclinic-prismatic mineral containing antimony, hydrogen, iron, oxygen, and titanium.

Further readingEdit

  • Derbylite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • derbylite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016