johannsenite

noun

jo·​hann·​sen·​ite
jōˈhan(t)səˌnīt
plural -s
: a mineral CaMnSi2O6 consisting of a silicate of calcium and manganese belonging to the pyroxene group

Word History

Etymology

Albert Johannsen †1950 American geologist + English -ite

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“Johannsenite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/johannsenite. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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