iddingsite

noun id·dings·ite \ˈidiŋˌzīt\

Definition of iddingsite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral consisting of a silicate of calcium, magnesium, and iron of doubtful composition and forming pseudomorphs after olivine

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Origin and Etymology of iddingsite

Joseph P. Iddings †1920 American geologist + English -ite


First Known Use: 1893


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