foshagite

noun
fo·​sha·​gite | \ ˈfōshəˌgīt \
plural -s

Definition of foshagite

: a mineral Ca5Si3O10(OH)2.2H2O consisting of a basic hydrous calcium silicate

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History and Etymology for foshagite

William F. Foshag †1956 American geologist + English -ite

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“Foshagite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foshagite. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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