noun car·y·i·nite \ˈkarēəˌnīt, kəˈrīəˌ-\

Definition of caryinite



  1. :  a mineral (CaPbNa)5(Mn,Mg)4(AsO4)5 consisting of a rare calcium manganese arsenate containing other elements

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Origin and Etymology of caryinite

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

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