akrochordite

noun
ak·​ro·​chor·​dite | \ ˌa-krō-ˈkȯr-ˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of akrochordite

: a mineral MgMn4(AsO4)2(OH)4·4H2O(?) consisting of a hydrous basic manganese magnesium arsenate occurring in reddish brown rounded aggregates (hardness 3, specific gravity 3.2)

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First Known Use of akrochordite

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for akrochordite

Greek akrochordōn wart + English -ite

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“Akrochordite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/akrochordite. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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