johannsenite

noun jo·hann·sen·ite \jōˈhan(t)səˌnīt\

Definition of johannsenite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral CaMnSi2O6 consisting of a silicate of calcium and manganese belonging to the pyroxene group

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Origin and Etymology of johannsenite

Albert Johannsen †1950 American geologist + English -ite


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