caryinite

noun

car·​y·​i·​nite
ˈkarēəˌnīt,
kəˈrīəˌ-
plural -s
: a mineral (CaPbNa)5(Mn,Mg)4(AsO4)5 consisting of a rare calcium manganese arsenate containing other elements

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary caryin- (from Greek karyinos nut-brown, from karyon nut) + -ite

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“Caryinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caryinite. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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