inesite

noun ines·ite \ ˈīnəˌsīt , ˈin- , -ˌzīt \

Definition of inesite

plural -s
: a mineral Ca2Mn7Si10O28(OH)2.5H2O consisting of a pale red hydrous manganese calcium silicate, in small prismatic crystals or massive (hardness 6, specific gravity 3.03)

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Origin and Etymology of inesite

German inesit, from Greek ines (plural of is sinew, tendon) + German -it -ite


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