hislopite

noun

his·​lop·​ite
ˈhizləˌpīt,
ˈhisl-
plural -s
: a bright green Indian calcite

Word History

Etymology

Stephen Hislop †1863 English missionary to India and amateur geologist + English -ite

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“Hislopite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hislopite. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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