thinolite etymology

English word thinolite comes from English -lite (Used to form names of rocks and minerals.), Ancient Greek θίνα

Detailed word origin of thinolite

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lite English (eng) Used to form names of rocks and minerals.
θίνα Ancient Greek (grc)
thinolite English (eng) (mineralogy) A calcareous tufa, partly crystalline, occurring on a large scale as a shore deposit about the Quaternary lake basins of Nevada.

Words with the same origin as thinolite

Descendants of -lite
abukumalite acadialite chiasmus danalite dendrolite foralite francolite grapholite heliolite hematolite lepidolite malacolite meteorolite ottrelite paranatrolite phytolite pisolite praseolite radiolite retinalite ripidolite scorzalite turrilite umbalite