plural -s
: a mineral Mo3O8·nH2O(?) consisting of black, blue-black, or blue earthy massive hydrous oxide or perhaps sulfate of molybdenum

Word History


German ilsemannit, from J. C. Ilsemann †1822 German mining commissioner + German -it -ite

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“Ilsemannite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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