cummingtonite

noun
cum·​ming·​ton·​ite | \ ˈkəmiŋtəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of cummingtonite

: a mineral (Fe, Mg)7Si8O22(OH)2 consisting of an ironmagnesium amphibole isomorphous with anthophyllite

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History and Etymology for cummingtonite

Cummington, Massachusetts + English -ite

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“Cummingtonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cummingtonite. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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