eckermannite

noun eck·er·mann·ite \ˈekə(r)məˌnīt\

Definition of eckermannite

plural

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  1. :  a mineral Na3(Mg,Li)4(Al,Fe)Si8O22(OH,F)2 consisting of an amphibole containing magnesium, lithium, iron, and some fluorine

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Origin and Etymology of eckermannite

Swedish eckermannit, from Claes W. H. von Eckermann, born 1886 Swedish professor + Swedish -it -ite


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