emmonsite

noun em·mons·ite \ˈemənˌzīt\

Definition of emmonsite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Fe2Te3O9.2H2O consisting of a hydrous oxide of iron and tellurium

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Origin and Etymology of emmonsite

Samuel F. Emmons †1911 American geologist + English -ite


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