dannemorite

noun
dan·​ne·​mo·​rite | \ ˌdanəˈmōrˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of dannemorite

: a mineral (Fe,Mn,Mg)7Si8O22(OH)2 consisting of a columnar or fibrous amphibole containing iron, magnesium, and manganese

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History and Etymology for dannemorite

Swedish dannemorit, from Dannemora, Sweden, + Swedish -it -ite

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“Dannemorite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dannemorite. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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