gageite

noun gage·ite \ˈgāˌjīt\

Definition of gageite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Mn,Mg,Zn)8Si3O14.2(or 3?)H2O consisting of a hydrous silicate of manganese, magnesium, and zinc

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Origin and Etymology of gageite

R. B. Gage, 20th century American collector of specimens in New Jersey + English -ite


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