bementite

noun
be·​ment·​ite | \ ˈbē-mən-ˌtīt \
plural -s

Definition of bementite

: a mineral consisting of a hydrous silicate of manganese occurring in grayish yellow radiated masses

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History and Etymology for bementite

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 5 Dec. 2021.

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