brandtite

noun
brandt·​ite | \ ˈbrant‧ˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of brandtite

: a mineral Ca2Mn(AsO4)2.2H2O consisting of a hydrous arsenate of calcium and manganese

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History and Etymology for brandtite

Swedish or German brandtit, from Georg Brandt †1768 Swedish chemist + Swedish or German -it -ite

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“Brandtite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brandtite. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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