akermanite

noun
aker·man·ite | \ˈō-kər-mə-ˌnīt, ˈa-\
plural -s

Definition of akermanite 

: a mineral Ca2MgSi2O7 that consists of calcium magnesium silicate and is an end-member of the melilite series

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First Known Use of akermanite

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for akermanite

German åkermanit, from Richard Åkerman, 19th century Swedish mineralogist + German -it -ite

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