berzeliite

noun
ber·​ze·​li·​ite | \ (ˌ)bər-ˈzē-lē-ˌīt \
variants: or berzelite \ (ˌ)bər-​ˈzē-​ˌlīt , ˈbər-​zə-​ \
plural -s

Definition of berzeliite

: a mineral (Mg,Mn)2(Ca,Na)3(AsO4)3 consisting of a bright yellow arsenate of calcium, magnesium, and manganese (specific gravity 4.03)

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History and Etymology for berzeliite

German berzeliit, from Baron J. J. Berzelius + German -it -ite

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“Berzeliite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berzeliite. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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