greenalite

noun

green·​a·​lite
-nᵊlˌīt
plural -s
: a mineral consisting of hydrous ferrous silicate of an earthy green color occurring as small granules in a cherty rock associated with the iron ores of the Mesabi range

Word History

Etymology

green entry 1 + connective -a- + -lite

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“Greenalite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greenalite. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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