bementite

noun

be·​ment·​ite
ˈbē-mən-ˌtīt
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of manganese occurring in grayish yellow radiated masses

Word History

Etymology

C. S. Bement †1923 American manufacturer and mineral collector + English -ite

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“Bementite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bementite. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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