apjohnite

noun
ap·​john·​ite | \ ˈapˌjäˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of apjohnite

: a mineral MnSO4·Al2(SO4)3·22H2O consisting of manganese aluminum sulfate containing water and occurring in crusts or fibrous masses

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History and Etymology for apjohnite

German apjohnit, from James Apjohn †1886 Irish chemist who first examined it + German -it -ite

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“Apjohnite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apjohnite. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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