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

Word History


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

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“Gageite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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