inesite

noun
ines·​ite | \ ˈīnəˌsīt, ˈin-, -ˌzīt \
plural -s

Definition of inesite

: 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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History and Etymology for inesite

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

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“Inesite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inesite. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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