cerite definition

  • noun:
    • A hydrous silicate of cerium (along with other metals).
    • A gastropod layer belonging to the household Cerithiïdæ; -- so-called from the hornlike type.
    • A mineral of a brownish of cherry-red color, commonly massive. Its a hydrous silicate of cerium and allied metals.
    • an uncommon mineral, a hydrated silicate of cerium, of a pale rose-red or clove-brown shade, and having a dull resinous luster, occurring only in an abandoned copper-mine at Riddarhyttan in Sweden.
    • A gastropod of genus Cerithium or family Cerithiidæ.
    • A hydrous silicate of cerium (and other metals).
    • A gastropod layer of the household Cerithiïdæ; -- so called from the hornlike type.
    • A mineral of a brownish of cherry-red shade, generally huge. Its a hydrous silicate of cerium and allied metals.
    • A rare mineral, a hydrated silicate of cerium, of a pale rose-red or clove-brown shade, and achieving a dull resinous luster, happening only in an abandoned copper-mine at Riddarhyttan in Sweden.
    • A gastropod associated with the genus Cerithium or family members Cerithiidæ.

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