hoernesite

noun
hoer·​nes·​ite | \ ˈhərnəˌsīt, ˈhȯr- \
plural -s

Definition of hoernesite

: a mineral Mg3As2O8.8H2O consisting of hydrous magnesium arsenate occurring as crystals resembling gypsum

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History and Etymology for hoernesite

German hörnesit, from Moritz Hoernes †1868 Austrian paleontologist + German -it -ite

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“Hoernesite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoernesite. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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