johannsenite

noun
jo·​hann·​sen·​ite | \ jōˈhan(t)səˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of johannsenite

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

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History and Etymology for johannsenite

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 11 Apr. 2021.

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