plural -s
: a mineral Ca(Mn,Mg,Fe)CO3 that consists of a carbonate of calcium, manganese, magnesium, and iron and that is isomorphous with either dolomite or calcite

Word History


German kutnahorit, from Kutná Hora, western Czechoslovakia, its locality + German -it -ite

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“Kutnahorite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kutnahorite. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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