Meaning of strontianite

stron•ti•an•ite

Pronunciation: (stron'shē-u-nīt", -shu-nīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, strontium carbonate, SrCO, occurring in radiating, fibrous, or granular aggregates and crystals, varying from white to yellow and pale green: a minor ore of strontium.
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