hodgkinsonite

noun
hodg·​kin·​son·​ite | \ ˈhäjkə̇nsəˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of hodgkinsonite

: 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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History and Etymology for hodgkinsonite

H. H. Hodgkinson American mineralogist + English -ite

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“Hodgkinsonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hodgkinsonite. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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