hanusite

noun ha·nus·ite \ˈhänəˌs(h)īt\

Definition of hanusite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral Mg2Si3O7(OH)2.H2O consisting of a hydrous basic silicate of magnesium that is a component of pectolite

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Origin and Etymology of hanusite

Czech hanušit, from Josef Hanuš †1956 Czech chemist + Czech -it -ite


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