noun ber·man·ite \ˈbər-mə-ˌnīt\

Definition of bermanite



  1. :  a mineral (Mn,Mg)5(Mn,Fe)8(PO4)8(OH)10.15H2O(?) consisting of a reddish brown basic hydrous phosphate of manganese, iron, and magnesium

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Origin and Etymology of bermanite

Harry Berman †1944 American mineralogist + English -ite

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