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)

Word History


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

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“Inesite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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