noun hodg·kin·son·ite \ˈhäjkə̇nsəˌnīt\

Definition of hodgkinsonite



  1. :  a mineral MnZn2SiO5.H2O consisting of a hydrous zinc manganese silicate that occurs in the form of pink to reddish brown crystals

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Origin and Etymology of hodgkinsonite

H. H. Hodgkinson American mineralogist + English -ite

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to cast off or become cast off

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